Medieval Africa

By Justin Jasper


• Dance

Africans believed dance allowed the spirits to express themselves.

• Art

Africans showed people hunting animals, dancing, and doing everyday chores.

• Music

People used music to express their religious feelings or to get through an everyday task, like planting a field.

• Storytelling

Africans told their stories by escaping from a prison or just retold stories from generations.

• Slavery

The African slave trade changed greatly when Muslims and Europeans began taking captives from the continent.