Dr. John Henrick Clarke's African People in World History inaugurates the Black Classic Press Contemporary Lecture Series. this series is devoted to the publication of views expressed by leading contemporary thinkers and essayists. Dr. Clarke qualifies as both. He is Professor Emeritus of African World History at Hunter College. As a historian, educator, and author, he has dedicated his life to encovering the identity and place of African people in world history.
In African People in World History, Dr. Clarke guides the reader along a narrative journey that spans from antiquity to present times. He comments on some of the significant people and events that shaped African, African American, and world history. this easy-to-read lecture is a memorable introduction to the history of Africans on the continent and the diaspora.