Importance Of African History
African history is so primitive to today’s history that if that we do not explain the history of what we know about Africa then we are “sabotaging our kids futures”. In this paper I will discuss and examine why African history is so different from other fields of history, by explaining the length of history is presented in Africa because of oral tradition, and the different stereotypical notions of Africa undermines of the complexity of Africa and doesn’t show the role in Africa has in today’s history and stems the racism and ignorance from others and from by ignoring the essence of the importance of Africa we are hurting our future.
The length of African history is very short compared to other fields of history …show more content…
But, African history is so important to how we live today because it is the motherland, the place where our ancestors were born. There is so much we do not know about Africa but with the constant findings of things today in Africa the things found are so valuable to the life we have become accustomed to today. The lack of African history is to be blamed on the institutions that do not take the proper to time adequately and properly teach about African history, even if that is teaching the oral traditions that partook in early Africa. “African history is in a unique position to make significant contributions to a new view of a human’s place in the