The Original name for Africa is : Alkebulan: Arabic for “ The Land Of The Blacks”
Alkebulan is the oldest and the only name of indigenous origin. It was used by the Moors, Nubians, Numidians, Khart-Haddans (Carthagenians), and Ethiopians. Africa, the current name adopted by almost everyone today , was given to this continent by a European invader by the name of Louis Africanus. Like all methods of manipulation the Romans sought to completely disconnect the indigenous Africans from their culture, deities, and knowledge.
History of Louis Africanus and Alkebulan’s name change:
Publius Cornelius Scipio battled Carthage–a powerful city-state in northern Africa–which had established itself as the leading maritime power in the world. The First Punic War broke out in 264 B.C. when Rome interfered in a dispute on the Carthaginian-controlled island of Sicily; the war ended with Rome in control of both Sicily and Corsica and marked the empire’s emergence as a naval as well as a land power. In the Second Punic War, the great Carthaginian general Hannibal invaded Italy and scored great victories at Lake Trasimene and Cannae before his eventual defeat at the hands of Rome’s Scipio in 202 B.C. left Rome in control of the western Mediterranean and much of Spain. In the Third Punic War, the Romans, led by Publius Cornelius Scipio the Younger, captured and destroyed the city of Carthage in 146 B.C., turning Alkebulan into Africa. Scipio then later adapted the name Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus.
The following is a great Alkebulan quote:
“Think about your Alkebu-lan consciousness, your culture, your names, your homeland, your past, your civilizations, your heritage, your ancestors, and your Mind. Today we have a false identity of self, self-hatred, hatred for your brother, and a deep hatred for Alkebu-lan our origin.” Nana Nasi
Knowing Your History Is Crucial Changing the original name of Africa was an attempt to erase our history. How many People of African decent has ever heard of the name Alkebulan? Many never knew the true rightful name of the Motherland. This is why we must open our minds to obtaining Knowledge of self and spread the message to others. The only way to know your lineage is to dig deeper into your history. We are children of The Motherland (Alkebulan) and we must represent our heritage and allow no one to alter our identity. Open your mind and allow the knowledge disseminated on this page to enlighten you. Spread the word and teach others so that cultural history is not a mystery. Music Dedicated To Alkebulan Music is a very important part of Alkebulan history. Dance, music, and story-telling are among the ancient art forms that have flourished for many centuries in Africa (Alkebulan) The music player below consist of the song Alkebulan as well as a few more tunes dedicated to The Mother Land. The songs were written and sung by the site owner Conscious Plat. Peace and Unity!
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