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A pier or pilaster formed by a thickening at the end of a wall.
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A pier or pilaster formed by a thickening at the end of a wall, most often used on the side of a doorway or beyond the face of an end wall.
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anta ( pl. antae)

antae A
A pilaster or a rectangular pier formed by a thickening at the end of a wall, usually projecting into a façade or portico; its capital and base usually differ from those on columns within the portico. Antae usually occur in pairs, with one on each side of the portico. If there are columns within the portico that are between the antae, they are said to be in antis. Also see distyle in antis.
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Beyond a simple profile, this book provides a concise manifesto on Cheikh Anta Diop, and unlike other works, here Asante nails his contributed and ideas that presents readers with content that argues (1): the mastery of languages was one of the key elements in Diop's quest as an intellectual (p.31); (2) the falsifications about African history and culture should not be able to continue without challenge (p.130); (3) Cheikh Anta Diop is in a class alone by virtue of his struggles and victories in forcing the academy to pay attention to the work of African scholars who were not supported by the universities, but who nevertheless, had prepared themselves as well as any of those who taught in the universities to delve into research.
Allen's 'Cheikh Anta Diop's Two Cradle Theory Revisited' (Journal of Black Studies, March 2007); 'Diops Two Cradle Theory of Origin of White Racism (Black Books Bulletin, vo.4, no.4, 1976), or 'Cold Wind From the North: The Pre-historic European Origin of Racism, Explained by Diop's Two Cradle Theory' by Vulindlela Wobogo (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2015), or other sources to understand how Diop's two cradle theory can contribute to the content, assumptions and organization of knowledge within Africology.
Anta was born in New York, where he remembers being the kid who was always picked last when choosing sides for sports.
In those early years, however, Anta wasn't especially disciplined.
The government was not waiting for ANTA's prodding to support the arts.
Building on support from Elbert, during the Truman administration ANTA made a fledgling attempt at cultural diplomacy.
Thompson's deal with Chinese brand Anta is set to end during the 2019-20 NBA season, and the company has offered him another multiyear shoe deal extension that would put him among the highest grossing footwear endorsers in the NBA.
Thompson wore his signature Anta sneaker in a white-and-gold edition during the NBA Finals.
Other well-known endorsers of ANTA sportswear include NBA stars Rajon Rondo, Klay Thompson, Shandler Parsons and fellow boxer two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming.
Anta's Breakthrough Cancer Team will be participating at The Relay For Life Doral, on Saturday, April 11, from 12 noon to 10:00 PM at JC Bermudez Park, 3000 NW 87 St., Doral.
For more information call Anta's Fitness and Self Defense at 305 599-3649.
I have previously shown the similarities and differences between the thought processes of Cheikh Anta Diop and those of Leopold Sedar Senghor.(1) Both were interested in (ancient and modern) Oriental, European, and African humanities.