Y’all! The original name of Africa is Alkebulan! Even cooler than that Alkebulan translates to “mother of mankid” and/or “the Garden of Eden”! This is the name used by most of our ancient ancestors referred to our homeland as, I honestly never even considered Africa to NOT BE the original name. This just goes to show how even after researching our history and people everyday, I still have much to learn!
Here’s my researched sources for anyone looking to learn more! I am not sure if this is the guardian in terms of the news outlet, but this article was very informative! This article breaks down the different theories of where the original name “Africa” came from. Lastly even the WorldAtlas site even confirms it!
Hope that helps! Consider buying one of my black history resources. 😊