John G Jackson

Jackson, John G.: - John G. Jackson was a prolific educator, lecturer, and author, lecturing for more than twenty years at the Ingersoll Forum of the American Association for the Advancement of Atheism. A pioneer in the field of African and Afro-American studies, he lectured and taught at the Black Studies Department of Rutgers University (1971 to 1973), the University of New York (1973 to 1977), and at Northeast Illinois University (1977 to 1980). He wrote for the Rationalist Press Association-an organization dedicated to promoting reason, science, and humanism-for forty years. His books include Introduction to African Civilizations; A Guide to the Study of African History, Ethiopia and the Origin of Civilization; Man, God and Civilization; and best-selling Pagan Origins of the Christ Myth.