… students “outside the information being discussed” (Asante, 1991, p. 46). An extended discussion of the principles of Afrocentrism is presented in the Review of Literature.
Schools and teachers have traditionally failed to honor African American heritage and culture by not acknowledging multiple perspectives and diverse cultures in the curriculum …
• The oral-aural tradition of Africa is lively and liberating, whereas the dependence of the West (and presumably of the East) on the written word can be debilitating (Leo, 1990, pp. 25-27). (ASK RATNA ABOUT FORMATTING)
One of the strongly voiced objections to Afrocentricity is that many of …
… of standards. Even by the most conservative notion of what is good and bad, we will find excellence in other cultures, like the great Indian cultures, the great Chinese cultures, the great African cultures (p. 16).
Gates underscores the contention of Asante (1988) that the curriculum is not designed to …
… is for black, and C is for
curriculum which is starting to change. Newsweek, 118, 45-49.
Karenga, M. (1980). Kawaida Theory: An introductory outline. Inglewood, CA: Kawaida
Karenga, M. (1988). Black studies and the problematic of paradigm: The philosophical
dimension. Journal of Black Studies, 18(4), 395-414 …