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The finds in Ethiopia are older even then the discoveries in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge and Lake Tarhana in Kenya.

The report was published in a scientific journal, Nature back in 2002 and it is just getting noticed

by the mainstream media now in June 2003



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Man Out of Africa

By Junious Ricardo Stanton


The research team also asserts in the Nature paper that the onset of the ice ages about 950,000 years ago led to divergent evolution among Homo erectus - with the African population most likely evolving into modern Homo sapiens, the European branch probably evolving into Homo neanderthalensis, or Neanderthals, and the Asian population becoming extinct. Prior to the team's find, anthropologists had given different names to other Homo erectus discoveries, for instance calling them Peking Man or Java Man.Los Alamos National Laboratory Daily News Bulletin (21 March  2002)


They are longer than those of earlier ancestors or any contemporary Neanderthals in Eurasia. Their midfaces are broad, but the nasal bones are tall and narrow. The brow ridges are less prominent than the glowering visages looking down from earlier branches of the family tree. And the cranial vaults are higher and within modern dimensions. The discovery of the oldest near-modern human remains, announced today, is considered a major step in establishing the time and place for the emergence of anatomically modern Homo sapiens probably about 150,000 years ago, as genetic studies have suggested, in Africa.The New York Times (11 June 2003)

A recently released report in the journal Nature describes the discovery of three humanoid skulls two adult and one child in the Herto Middle Awash area of Ethiopia dating back to between 5.2 and 5.8 million years ago. Strangely in what may be another example of insidious disinformation by the mainstream media it was reported in various corporate owned media such as the New York Times and CNN the skulls are only 160,000 years old! 

Perhaps it is an example of a news wire error; however, I don't think so. What it is in my humble opinion is another attempt by the Johnny Come Lately Caucasoid to reduce the time line for human existence thus obfuscating the fact they are a very recent addition to the human landscape. What I am saying, what noted serious truth seekers and scientists are saying is that Africa is the home and cradle of humanity and that this development is millions of years old. 

The finds in Ethiopia are older even then the discoveries in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge and Lake Tarhana in Kenya. The report was published in a scientific journal, Nature back in 2002 and it is just getting noticed by the mainstream media now in June 2003 and for some "strange" reason they have, I feel, deliberately misinformed the masses. Of course we know disinformation is nothing new. Disinformation, deceit, denial, delusion are in fact the order of the day for the mainstream media. (Case in point, the latest flap about the lack of evidence of any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, the stated reason Bush and Blair invaded the country in the first place.)

I saw the link while perusing the Internet at one of my favorite sites ( I went to it and read the related links to mainstream media. When I decided to write a commentary about it and went back to review the link, I couldn't locate it (on even though I had just seen it a few minutes earlier. So I typed in Ethiopian fossil finds on my search engine. I was led to some scientific sites. When I started browsing them I was shocked to learn the research team from the University of California Berkeley which was in charge of the expedition made the original announcement of the find back in March of 2002. When I linked to their site, the press release dated Marc 20, 2002 said specifically the find indicated the fossils were a million years old! 

Mainstream media posts dated June 11, 2003 said they were only160,000 years old. Don't take my word for it, check it out their press release dated March 20, 2002. Notice links dated June 11, 2003 state the fossils are only 160,000 old. What's up with that? The artist conception of these people are clearly Africoid, curly hair broad noses, thick lips. Yeah we bad, we're all that!

This confirms what our scholar-warriors have been saying all along humanity, civilization, high human accomplishments and attainments originated in Africa. I recently did a review of Ran Un Nefer Amen's latest book Not Out of Greece that documents this very fact.

Are our children taught this material in their schools? Probably not! Are European and Asian children taught this? Certainly not! What are we going to do about it? If our people were taught this or knew this, our ethnic and group self-esteem would be sky high. 

I recently attended a lecture and slide presentation by noted historian and lecturer Runoko Rashidi on the Global African Presence which reiterates just what the U C Berkeley team is saying, humanity originated in Africa! If he comes to your area any time soon make sure you attend and take your children. The war for truth, the hearts and souls of our people, continues. We just got some more powerful ammunition. How are we going to use this ammunition?

posted 11 June 2003  

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