"Dr. Runoko Rashidi is an anthropologist and historian with a major focus on what he calls the Global African Presence–that is, Africans outside of Africa before and after enslavement.
As a traveler and researcher Dr. Rashidi has visited 103 countries and counting. As a lecturer and presenter, he has spoken in 57 countries and counting.
Runoko has worked with and under some of the most distinguished scholars of our generation, including Ivan Van Sertima, John Henrik Clarke, Asa G. Hilliard, Edward Scobie, John G. Jackson, Jan Carew and Yosef ben-Jochannan.
As a tour leader he has taken groups to India, Australia, Fiji, Turkey, Jordan, Brazil, Egypt, the Netherlands, Spain, Morocco, Vietnam, Cambodia, and many many more."