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Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations The City of Great Zimbabwe | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

The City of Great Zimbabwe | Africa's Great Civilizations

The Great Enclosure of Great Zimbabwe conveyed majesty, wealth, and architectural genius.

The City of Great Zimbabwe | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations City of Marrakesh | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

City of Marrakesh | Africa's Great Civilizations

When it was founded in the year 1070, Marrakesh was a center of politics and law.

City of Marrakesh | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations Ironworking | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

Ironworking | Africa's Great Civilizations

Did you know that the invention of ironworking has its roots in Africa?

Ironworking | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations Afro Combs | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

Afro Combs | Africa's Great Civilizations

Did you know that afro combs were used in ancient African civilizations?

Afro Combs | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations City of Timbuktu | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

City of Timbuktu | Africa's Great Civilizations

The heart of ancient Timbuktu’s intellectual life was its libraries.

City of Timbuktu | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations City of Meroe | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

City of Meroe | Africa's Great Civilizations

Explore the Great City of Meroe, third and last capital of the Ancient Kingdom of Kush.

City of Meroe | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations Lalibela | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

Lalibela | Africa's Great Civilizations

Explore 12 churches that were carved out of rock in the ancient Ethiopian highlands.

Lalibela | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations The Swahili Coast | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

The Swahili Coast | Africa's Great Civilizations

For over 1,000 years, African merchants gathered on the Swahili coast, known as Azania.

The Swahili Coast | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations The City of M'banza-Kongo | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

The City of M'banza-Kongo | Africa's Great Civilizations

The Kingdom of Kongo was one of the largest and most powerful in the southern half Africa.

The City of M'banza-Kongo | Africa's Great Civilizations

Video thumbnail: Africa's Great Civilizations The Country of Angola | Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

The Country of Angola | Africa's Great Civilizations

A quarter of all slaves who crossed the Atlantic started from what is today Angola.

The Country of Angola | Africa's Great Civilizations

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Africa's Great Civilizations

Interview with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Learn more about Africa's Great Civilizations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Interview with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.