The Melanin Millennium

In any post-colonial civilization, the creation of knowledge is of plausible significance because it is the means by which culture is transmitted and sustained. By the fifteenth century, various European powers, including Great Britain, Spain, Portugal, and France,...

African American Slave Medicine

African American Slave Medicine Common diseases of the time. The migration of Europeans and Africans to North and Central America introduced new diseases to the regions. Bewell wrote, “An essential aspect of disease during the colonial period was that it affected...

Count Like An Egyptian

I decided that I needed to learn Egyptian mathematics the old-fashioned way. I obtained a translation of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, the only known complete Egyptian math text, and worked my way through it as I would any modern textbook. Written by David Reimer...

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