Ivan Van Seritma was a Guyanese-born associate professor of African studies at Rutgers University. He is best known for talking about the Olmec statues that predated Christopher Columbus’s arrival to the United States. In this book, They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence In Ancient America he reveals detailed documentation to prove his point and makes it possible to see the unmistakable handprints of Black Africans in the states. This book is a must-read!!