700 Notable Persons of African Ancestry 1400 BC to Present Day

An Eye-Opener of 3,400 Years of World Black History

by Simon Burris



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/19/2018

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781546212126
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781546212119
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781546212102

About the Book

This book contains little-known yet factual information about famous and not-so-famous persons of African descent that you may not have learned about in traditional history books. It also discusses the racial stock of people in the Bible.

About the Author

Simon Burris has been a freelance historian and researcher on the African Diaspora for over the past fifty years. A passionate world traveler, he has spent his life learning, collecting and sharing his vast trove of African history, knowledge and lore. His travels to Canada, Central America, Brazil, the West Indies, Europe, and Africa, have greatly enhanced his knowledge on related subjects. His cultural background of the English, Spanish, and Portuguese languages enlightens the task. Mr. Burris is a retired realtor, crossword puzzle enthusiast who was an active contributor to Dell, TV Reporter, Harle ( a notable crossword puzzle magazine), and the New York Herald-Tribune newspaper (1965–1974), and several other newspaper syndicates. Now at eighty- four, he lives with his wife, Helena, in Bellflower, California. He’s a deacon of a Lutheran church. He still travels and writes, and he spends a lot of time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.