The Falsification of Afrikan Consciousness

Author: Amos N. Wilson
Publisher: Afrikan World Infosystems
ISBN: UOM:39015035310708
Release Date: 1993
Genre: History

"[Exposes] the role Eurocentric history-writing plays in rationalizing European oppression of Afrikan peoples and in the falsification of Afrikan consciousness ... [and contends] that the alleged mental and behavioral maladaptiveness of oppressed Afrikanpeoples is a political-economic necessity for the maintenance of White domination and imperialism."--Back cover.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America

Author: Mwalimu J. Shujaa
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506331690
Release Date: 2015-07-13
Genre: Social Science

The Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America provides an accessible ready reference on the retention and continuity of African culture within the United States. Our conceptual framework holds, first, that culture is a form of self-knowledge and knowledge about self in the world as transmitted from one person to another. Second, that African people continuously create their own cultural history as they move through time and space. Third, that African descended people living outside of Africa are also contributors to and participate in the creation of African cultural history. Entries focus on illuminating Africanisms (cultural retentions traceable to an African origin) and cultural continuities (ongoing practices and processes through which African culture continues to be created and formed). Thus, the focus is more culturally specific and less concerned with the broader transatlantic demographic, political and geographic issues that are the focus of similar recent reference works. We also focus less on biographies of individuals and political and economic ties and more on processes and manifestations of African cultural heritage and continuity. FEATURES: A two-volume A-to-Z work, available in a choice of print or electronic formats 350 signed entries, each concluding with Cross-references and Further Readings 150 figures and photos Front matter consisting of an Introduction and a Reader’s Guide organizing entries thematically to more easily guide users to related entries Signed articles concluding with cross-references


Author: Marimba Ani
ISBN: 086543249X
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: History

Yurugu removes the mask from the European facade and thereby reveals the inner workings of global white supremacy

Civilization or Barbarism

Author: Cheikh Anta Diop
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781556520488
Release Date: 1991
Genre: History

Challenging societal beliefs, this volume rethinks African and world history from an Afrocentric perspective.

African Presence in Early Europe

Author: Ivan Van Sertima
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0887386644
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Social Science

This book places into perspective the role of the African in world civilization, in particular his little known contributions to the advancement of Europe. A major essay on the evolution of the Caucasoid discusses recent scientific discoveries of the African fatherhood of man and the shift towards albinism (dropping of pigmentation) by the Grimaldi African during an ice age (the Wurm Interstadial) in Europe. The debt owed to African and Arab Moors for certain inventions usually credited to the Renaissance is discussed, as well as the much earlier Afro-Egyptian influence on Greek science and philosophy. The book is divided into six parts: The First Europeans: African Presence in the Ancient Mediterranean Isles and Mainland Greece; Africans in the European Religious Hierarchy (madonnas, saints and popes); African Presence in Western Europe; African Presence in Northern Europe; African Presence in Eastern Europe.

The Goddess Blackwoman

Author: Akil
Publisher: Conquering Books Llc
ISBN: NWU:35556037573375
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Social Science

"12 lessons to restore the image, the character, & the responsibility of the goddess blackwoman"--Cover.