In order to enslave a group of people, you have to strip them of any meaningful identity and demo grade their humanity. For people of African descended historically this has been true.
They perpetuated lies told about Europeans and Arab writers. Involve ideas about how Africans have vastly made no contributions to world culture and no forms of respectable civilizations. Fortunately for us today scholars are beginning to expose these lies and put out things into more proper perspective.
Before we get into the greatest lie ever told about Africans, Let’s not forget some of the more well-known ones.