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Alchemy of the Soul

An African-centered Education

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Joyce Piert

It started with a dream, a dream in the night that challenged the dream of the author’s life. That dream, which evolved through her personal experiences, was to start an African-centered school. The dream in the night ignited the journey that led to this book, which was to discover answers to critical questions such as: What is an African-centered education model? How do former students perceive this experience? And can, or even should, this educational model be effectively adopted in traditional public schools? Joyce Piert offers this book as a critical resource to parents, educators, potential teachers, community leaders, and policymakers who are seriously pondering the question of how to provide all students with a holistic educational experience. In Alchemy of the Soul, the vibrant voices of African American young adults share their stories in robust and candid narratives of their educational experiences at an African-centered school.
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Foreword

1.  For a more detailed discussion of CIBI, see Lomotey (in press).

2.  Piert elaborates on the Nguzo Saba in Chapter 3 of this volume.

3.  Piert does an excellent job of expanding on this definition of African-­centered ­education in Chapter 5.

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