We have up to this stage only made passing reference in the work to Blacks
scattered outside of Africa over the world--not from the slave trade, but dispersions that began in prehistory. This
fact alone indicates the great tasks of future scholarship on the real history of the race. We are actually just on
the threshold, gathering up some important missing fragments. The biggest jobs are still ahead.
Ancient China and the Far East, for example, must be a special area of African research. How do we explain such a
large population of Blacks in Southern China--powerful enough to form a kingdom of their own? Or the Black people of...the
Malay peninsula, Indo-China. The heavy concentration of Africans in India...open still another interesting field for
investigation. Even the "Negroid" finds in early Europe appear not to be as challenging as the Black population centers
in Asia. Our concern is with great and dominant populations. These are the Blacks who have so puzzled Western
scholars that some theorize that Asia or Europe may be the homeland of Africans after all. The African populations in
Palestine, Arabia, and Mesopotamia are better known, although the centuries of Black rule over Palestine, South Arabia and
in Mesopotamia should be studied and elaborated in more detail. All of the this will call for a new kind of scholarship,
a scholarship without any mission other than the discovery of truth, and one that will not tremble with fear when that truth
is contrary to what one prefers to believe.