[Lecture on Ethiopianism]

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Darkwah, Dr. Kofi, Ethiopianism

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Dr. Kofi Darkwah gives lecture on Ethiopianism. In the lecture he discusses the role of Ethiopia, slavery, and the colonization in Africa. A question and answer session follows.

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00:00:05 Audio begins with Henry Mitchell talking about Ethiopianism and presents Dr. Kofi Darkwah.

00:01:11 Dr. Kofi Darkwah introduces himself and talks about how he is a specialist in Ethiopian history.

00:03:46 Talks about present day role of the empire of Ethiopia in Africa.

00:10:45 Talks about how Ethiopian people never refer to themselves as Abyssinians, and how foreigners have tended to view them as Abyssinians.

00:19:00 Talks about how Ethiopians who lived on the continent of Africa as a whole where not enslaved in the new world.

00:32:06 Talks about how the conquest of Africa and colonization bringing problems to the African people.

00:42:46 Talks about how the emancipation of African from colonial rule justifying the Pan-African movement.

00:44:40 Questions and Answer session.

01:25:09 Audio ends.


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