NEW FACEBOOK COURSE: The Royal Dynasties of KMT and KUSH-The History of the Ancient Nile Valley Through Art



This is a unique online course taught personally by Dr. Runoko Rashidi through text, photos, maps, relevant links and you tube videos.

All of the major periods in ancient Nile Valley history, all of the major historical figures, a record of the great tombs and temples and monuments from the First Dynasty of Kmt to the end of the Ptolemaic Period, will be illustrated with original photographs by Runoko Rashidi from the museums, ancient temples and monuments.

If you cannot participate in the live sessions all text, notes, links, photos, comments, questions and answers and course instructions are left posted for your leisurely review for the entire duration of the course.

The cost is only $50.00 per household for the entire course.

Each session starts promptly and average two hours in length.

The course is taught through a special Facebook group designed specifically for the course.

The basis of the course are original photos and museum research by Runoko Rashidi and the text Uncovering the African Past: The Ivan Van Sertima Papers by Runoko Rashidi.


Week 1:  Dynasties 1 and 2:–The Formative Phase of Ancient Nile Valley History

Week 2:  Dynasties 3 through 6–The Age of the Pyramids

Weeks 3 and 4:  Dynasties 7 through 17–The First Intermediate Period, the Middle Kingdom and the Hyksos Occupation

Weeks 5 and 6: The 18th Dynasty–Golden Age of the World

Week 7: The 19th Dynasty–The Age of Ramses the Great

Week 8: Dynasties 20 through 24–From the Ramessides to the Kushites

Week 9: Kushite Domination of the Ancient Nile Valley

Week 10: From the Late Dynasties to the Reign of Cleopatra VII

In each session ample time is provided by questions and answers.

All proceeds from the course go towards Dr. Rashidi’s ongoing museum researches.

Please pay via Paypal to or pay through my Go Fund Me Campaign at

Hotep Family and Followers of Dr. Runoko Rashidi! It’s with gratitude and humility that I announce we’ve reached a major milestone with the successful completion of our 1st GoFundMe campaign! To every person who gave, thank you for making this happen.  As we pivot towards a new campaign, please…



  1. I am a ardent follower and supporter of anything to deal with black history and movement. I’m happy that this course is offered to enhance my knowledge of my history.

  2. I love to hear all about us as much as I can withhold…my wish or prayers is that we all had that curiosity…. PEACE AND LOVE

  3. Wonderful use of the technology to teach truth! I hope there are more of U out there who have picked up the mantel of the GREATS WHO HAVE PASSED ON! I learned late in life of this important on going work concerning the verification of African people’s contribution to the civilization of humanity!

  4. Greetings! looking forward to the course… how does one access the special facebook page?

    Peace and blessings


    • Greetings Veda—were you able to find the group link in time for the 11/24th class? If not, I see you’ve been added to the class members’ group, so just go to your FB search field and type in “THE ROYAL DYNASTIES OF KMT AND KUSH” and it’ll pop up. Additionally, all content for all previous sessions are available for you to read through at your leisure. Hopefully this helped; let me know if you need additional assistance.

      • Hi Teresa, the best wishes and lots of health. I would like to start watching the previous sessions. I have been added to the group, but I can’t find the previous sessions. please help! Thanks in advance. greets.

        • Greetings Roos Rafaela. Most definitely! I will tag you on all of the previous sessions. Thanks for letting me know!

  6. How many people constitute a household? Also, will I be able to access lessons from past weeks because I will be paying after the session has begun?

    • Greetings Evan Coleman. How many people constitute a household? As many people as you can fit in front of your screen 🙂 . Also, everything from each class remains posted through the duration of the course, and even thereafter. So all content is there for you to read at your leisure. I hope this answers your questions. Let me know if you require additional assistance.

  7. Hi Teresa, I signed up through the gofundme site late on Friday 11/24. It appears that I have not been added to the group. I have checked my facebook page and can see the name of the course but I am not able to view any content. Please advise how to access the lesson from last week.

    • Hi Ronnie Wallace, thank you for reaching out. I manage the GoFundMe campaign and was able to verify a payment of $50.00 made by Ronald Wallace. And I’ve also confirmed you’re are not in the THE ROYAL DYNASTIES OF KMT AND KUSH membership. I’ll reach out to Baba Rashidi to make sure you are added. Please check back here for a follow-up to this reply. Thank you.

    • Hello Dk. What I’ll need from you is: 1) the name you used when you paid for the course on GoFundMe; 2) the day you paid; and 3) your FaceBook profile name. This way I can verify your payment, and then Dr. Rashidi will be able to find your profile and pull you into the group. Also be mindful: if you have a common profile name on FaceBook, you’ll have to differentiate which is your profile otherwise Dr. Rashidi won’t know which one is you.

    • Greetings Bro. Demba Baldeh. I confirmed everything, so now please go to facebook and search “THE ROYAL DYNASTIES OF KMT AND KUSH” and request to join. I’ll look for your request and will then pull you in.

  8. Hello. I paid the fee this past Sunday through pay pal under for melissa knights. I just joined the group and membership is pending. Please let me know if I need to do anything else.

    • Greetings Melissa Knights. If you paid via PayPal then Dr. Rashidi processes those directly. I looked in group membership for THE ROYAL DYNASTIES OF KMT AND KUSH and did not see your name as a pending approval. I see that within the last hour Dr. Rashidi welcomed some new members, one named Melissa Grace, could that be you? If not then please provide the profile name that you use on Facebook, and if your name is not unique then please specify which FB profile belongs to you. Thanks.

  9. Good afternoon, am interested in taking the class. Is it possible to join now? Or is there going to be a similar class in the coming year that one can attend?

    • Greetings Sebo Tladi. Yes you can join at any time; and all class sessions and discussions from the beginning of the course will be available to you. You will have to pay the full tuition of $50.00. Go to Dr. Rashidi’s GoFundMe page (, and make a $50.00 payment for the class. Then reply back to this post and indicate that you have paid. I will check and confirm your payment and send you the link to the class. IF you have already paid tuition for this class, then reply back here with where you made your payment (GoFundMe or PayPal?), the date you paid, and confirm the name reflected with that payment and I’ll confirm and then send you the link to the class. Thank you!

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