Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 236 items for :

  • All: The/African Continuum/and/African/American/Women/Writers x
Clear All
Restricted access

Series:

, Barbara Smith, Sonia Sanchez, Patricia Bell Scott, June Jordan, Audre Lorde, Patricia Hill Collins, and bell hooks brought issues of race, sex, gender, class, and sexual orientation which concerned the Black Women’s movement51 to the forefront of discussion in Black Studies. Later, the emergence of Black Women’s Studies52 as an academic discipline generated a dialogue within African American Studies that resulted in challenging the existing epistemologies53 that did not incorporate the significant presence and contributions of African American women in the dis

Restricted access

Series:

History of Black Women in America (1998), and Black Women in America, Historical Encyclopedia Volumes I, II, III, coedited with Elsa Barkley Brown (2005). She also edited, in 1990, Three Essays: Black Studies in the United States (The Ford Foundation). Her seminal textbook The African-American Odyssey (1999) is widely used. Dr. John W. Blassingame (1940–2000) Dr. Blassingame was an African American scholar, historian, educator, writer, and leading pioneer in the study of American slavery. He was a key participant in some of the earliest debates and dialogues about

Restricted access

Series:

affirmative action milestones. Retrieved March 6, 2002, from http://www.factmonster.com/spot/affirmativetimeline1.html#1965 Bunting, I. (1994). A legacy of inequality: Higher education in South Africa. Rondebosch, South Africa: UCT Press. 242 whiteness is the new south africa Burke, J. B., & Johnstone, M. (2004). Access to higher education: The hope for democratic schooling in America. Higher Education in Europe, 29(1), 19–31. Cannon, K. G. (1995). Katie’s canon: Womanism and the soul of the Black community. New York: Continuum. Carim, N. (1999). School effectiveness in

Restricted access

appreciation of the African past, including its civilizations, culture, values, and political systems. These pioneers of Pan-Africanism included Martin Delaney, an abolitionist, soldier, writer and physician, and one of the first proponents of Black nationalism; Alexander Crummell, probably the first Black to graduate from Cam- bridge University, an Episcopal clergyman, educator, and American missionary to Liberia; Edward W. Blyden, a native of Saint Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) who became a Liberian statesman and theorist of the concept of “African personality;” Henry

Restricted access

142 Aldinhas Ferreira, Maria Isabel 100 Alfaro, Monge 167 All-African Peoples Conference (AAPC) 76 First 76 Second and Third 76 “Alright” (music video) 259, 297 American Dream 123 American History I 281 American History: The Founding Principals, Civics & Economics 281 American Revolution 31, 218, 289 American Road Narratives 113 American slavery 281 Americas, the 58 And then Life Happens 104 Angola 16, 117 Angulo, Senior 167–168, 173–174 Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution 158 The Anti-Slavery Almanac for 1837 39–40 archives and primary sources 215 for

Restricted access

Series:

of American Folk- lore, 78: 307, 3 – 20. Bloch, M. J., Beoku-Betts, J. & Tabachnick, B. (eds. 1998): Women and Education in Sub- Saharan Africa: Power, Opportunities and Constraints. Boulder. Boateng, F. (1990): African Traditional Education: A Tool for Intergenerational Communica- tion. In: Asante, M. K. & Asante, K. W. (eds.): African Culture: The Rhythms of Unity. Trenton, NJ, 109 – 122. Dei, G. J. S. (2000): The Role of Indigenous Knowledges in the Academy. In: International Journal of Inclusive Education, 4: 2, 39 – 56. Dei, G. J. S. (2004a): Dealing

Restricted access

p a r t   1 Slavery and Emancipation in the Americas c h a p t e r o n e Afro-Latin Americans Within and Beyond Colonial Enslavement rachel sarah o’toole1 Africans and their descendants—enslaved and free, men and women—were simul- taneously included and excluded from colonial regimes throughout Latin America. Spaniards and Portuguese colonists enslaved and exploited people who scholars now claim as Afro-Latin Americans based on a racial ideology that defined Blacks and blackness as ineligible for inclusion in either the Republic of the Spaniards or

Restricted access

Series:

70s and on. 3. See Patricia Jones-Jackson, When Roots Die; Melville J. Herskovits, The Myth of the Negro Past; Marion Kraft, The African Continuum and Contemporary African American Writers: Their Literary Presence and Ancestral Past; Maureen Warner-Lewis, Guinea’s Other Suns, Trinidad Yoruba and Central Africa in the Caribbean ; Robert Farris Thompson, Flash of the Spirit; Edward Kamau Brathwaite, History of the Voice; John W. Pulis (ed.) Religion, Diaspora and Cultural Identity: A Reader in the Anglophone Caribbean; Albert J. Raboteau, Slave Religion: The

Restricted access

anywhere and become anyone has profoundly shaped our national psyche.” In America, the idea of mobility both “promises, and threatens, to incor- porate the outsider and to blur boundaries.” For Africans, the mobility of transport to America and the movement from slavery to freedom threatened the white status quo and blurred the promise of mobility as leaders promoted the idea of their “oth- erness.” Yet, acclaimed writer Ralph Ellison raised an important question in his 1970 Time magazine article, what would America be without African Americans? What would America be

Restricted access

Series:

: technological colonization, manifest destiny, and the frontier myth in Facebook’s public pedagogy. Educational Studies, 46, 503–523. Furniss, G., & Gunner, l. (1995). Power, marginality, and African oral literature. Melbourne: Cambridge university Press. Gabbin, J. V. (1990). a laying on of hands: Black women writers exploring the roots of their folk and cultural tradition. In J. M. Braxton & a. N. Mclaughlin (eds.), Wild women of the whirlwind: Afro-American culture and the contemporary literary renaissance (pp. 246–263). New Brunswick, NJ: rutgers university Press