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We are an African people independent education, black power, and the radical imagination

Author: Russell John Rickford
Publisher: Oxford ; New York Oxford University Press [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction : Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination -- Community Control and the Struggle for Black Education in the 1960s -- Black Studies and the Politics of "Relevance"--The Evolution of Movement Schools -- African Restoration and the Promise and Pitfalls of Cultural Politics -- The Maturation of Pan African Nationalism -- The Black University and the "Total Community"--The End of Illusions --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell John Rickford
ISBN: 9780199861477 0199861471
OCLC Number: 947838293
Awards: Winner of Winner of The Liberty Legacy Foundation Award Of The Organization of American Historians.
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: Introduction : Education, Black Power, and the Radical ImaginationCommunity Control and the Struggle for Black Education in the 1960s --
Black Studies and the Politics of "Relevance" --
The Evolution of Movement Schools --
African Restoration and the Promise and Pitfalls of Cultural Politics --
The Maturation of Pan African Nationalism --
The Black University and the "Total Community" --
The End of Illusions --
Epilogue : Afrocentrism and the Neoliberal Ethos.
Responsibility: Russell Rickford

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A history of black independent schools as the forge for black nationalism and a vanguard for black sovereignty in the 1960s and 70s.  Read more...

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[A] strong, scholarly contribution to a much overlooked and continuing educational experiment, one that will, we should hope, start a great many debates that don't have easy answers. * Charles Payne, Read more...

 
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