Dr Ivan Van Sertima Oblitorated the Columbus myth!!
In 1986 at the invitation of the black student union at Los Angeles city college, Dr Ivan Van Sertima delivered perhaps one of the most brilliant lecture of his career. He essentially obliterated the Columbus myth and explain how Africa disintegrated under centuries of onslaught from without. Trained as a linguist, historian, writer and anthropologist all wrapped into one , Dr Van Sertima was uniquely qualified as a world renowned scholar who studied Africa and the African diaspora. His scholarship place him among the pantheon of the world most brilliant minds in his field . His most famous work is the international bestseller (They came before Columbus), and the journals of African civilization. He is a literary critic, a linguist, an anthropologist and has made a name in all three fields.