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We Are an African People: Black Power and Independent Education from the 1960s to the Present

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By 1970, more than 60 "Pan African nationalist" schools, from preschools to post-secondary ventures, had appeared in urban settings across the United States. The small, independent enterprises were often accused of teaching hate and were routinely harassed by authorities. Yet these institutions served as critical mechanisms for transmitting black consciousness. Founded by ...more
Hardcover, 392 pages
Published February 1st 2016 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Haley Keller
Jun 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book is dense. It's offers as much information as you could want, but because it requires that you're thinking and taking in a lot of information, it is not always an easy read. This is a book meant for people who go into it with a high level of interest in its topic. As someone studying to be an educator, I viewed this information as important for me to know and take in.

The one thing I struggled with while reading was keeping track of the dates. The various chapters sometimes jump around i
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Sarah
Feb 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: scholarly-skim
5 stars because this book does an excellent job of cataloguing and documenting a lesser known part of our history. in terms of readability, it's closer to 3 stars for me because it was so many names, dates, times, and I just couldn't keep it all in my head!
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