On 9.11.20 we watched The Berber Kingdom of Morocco and took a Riad Matham Virtual Tour together
It’s easy to think of Islamic North Africa as Arab, rather than African. But the land that is now Morocco once lay at the center of a vast African Kingdom that stretched from northern Spain to the heart of West Africa. It was created by African Berbers, and ruled for centuries by two dynasties that created tremendous wealth, commissioned fabulous architecture, and promoted sophisticated ideas. But art historian Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford reveals how the very forces that forged the kingdom ultimately helped to destroy its indigenous African identity.
Watch the full video and take the virtual tour below!