I speak of Africa and golden joys.
The line above opens the first chapter in your reader, The African Past. This chapter, along with The Founding of Black America, is assigned in order to re-brand our collective understanding and historical knowledge base on the contribution of black people around the world. This relates directly to the social, economic and political relationships black people have today with themselves and others - including state based institutions.
Answer the following questions after you have read The African Past and The Founding of Black America: