5 Cultural Phenomena Created By Black People That Other People Get Credit For

Martial Arts Although the term “martial art” was originally used to describe the combat systems of Europe as early as the 1550s, it became heavily associated with the fighting arts of eastern Asia, and now ultimately encompasses all known codified fighting systems. However, Japanese karate master  Masutatsu Oyama wrote about the origins of codified fighting systems  in his book, Advanced

Ancestor Worship

by Leslie Spier http://www.themystica.com/mystica/articles/a/ancestor_worship.html A religious form of worship which emphasizes the influence of deceased relatives on the living. The worship is not a religion in and of itself, but a facet of religious expression which recognizes an element beyond human control. This form of worship is at the core of people’s religious practices such