Mansa Musa was the historic ruler of a powerful empire in West Africa called Mali, it was the largest empire in the world at one point. Mansa Musa is most famous for his journey to Mecca, and distribution of gold in Egypt. It is has been reported that he travelled with sixty-thousand people dressed in the finest silks, twelve thousand servants with five-hundred carried gold staffs, and eighty camels carrying two tons of gold. Mansa Musa distributed gold to the needy as he continued on his way to Mecca. He gave away so much gold in Egypt, he offset the market and it did not recover until years later. This is an prime example of OUR RICH HISTORY, many more examples to come. Awaken your inner royalty!
This blog was created to help empower, inform, and re-energize the black community on our Rich History. The Rich History blog will inform readers about current issues plaguing the black community, possible solutions to those problems, provide valuable information about out Rich History, and valuable information regarding the black community. We were well-respected Kings and Queens at one point, and we still are, we just need to claim it. This blog is not to finger point on why we are in the predicament we are in, but to provide solutions, awaken our inner royalty, and open our eyes to what can and will be. We will rebuild and reconstruct our minds, and communities to where we should be. Awaken YOUR inner royalty.