from left to right: Australopithecus, Early Homo erectus (Java Man), Late Homo erectus (Peking Man), Homo heidelbergensis (Rhodesian Man), Homo neanderthalensis (Neanderthals) and Early Homo sapiens (Cro-Magnons)
ZHOUKOUDIAN, China: is a cave system in Beijing. It has yielded many archaeological discoveries, including one of the first specimens of Homo erectus, dubbed Peking Man, & a fine assemblage of bones of the gigantic hyena Pachycrocuta brevirostris. Dates of when Peking Man inhabited this site vary greatly from 700,000-200,000 years ago. Fissures in the limestone containing middle Pleistocene deposits have yielded the remains of about 45 individuals.
Chinese Scientist Proves the First Inhabitants of China Were Black
For many years Black historians and Afrocentrists have said that the first inhabitants of China were black Africans. "The Negroid races peopled at some time all the South of India, Indo-China and China. The South of Indo-China actually has now pure Negritos as the Semangs and mixed as the Malays and the Sakais."( H. Imbert, "Les Negritos de la Chine").