Cheikh Anta Diop Portrait

Location: Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

This portrait of Cheikh Anta Diop is located in the ‘International Hall of Honor in the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel’ at Morehouse College. Cheikh Anta Diop was born in Diourbel, Senegal on December 29, 1923. He was a renowned scholar and political activist,and author of number of books including seven which were translated into English.

Resources on Cheikh Anta Diop

Diop, Cheikh and Larry Williams.  Dr. Cheikh Anta Diop speaks to students [at] Morehouse CollegeAudiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : French.

Provides brief biographical information on the speaker. Dr. Diop lectures on Africa as the cradle of civilization and on the role of the American in helping Africa recover its resources.

Diop, Cheikh, Anta. The African Origin of Civilization: Myth or Reality. Lawrence Hill and Co.,1974.