We are an African people : independent education, black power, and the radical imagination

Rickford, Russell John, author

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  • Creator Russell Rickford
  • Format Books
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 368 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780199861477, 0199861471
  • OCLC ocn921839787


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction : Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination -- Community Control and the Struggle for Black Education in the 1960s -- Black Studies and the Politics of "Relevance" -- The Evolution of Movement Schools -- African Restoration and the Promise and Pitfalls of Cultural Politics -- The Maturation of Pan African Nationalism -- The Black University and the "Total Community" -- The Black Institution Depression -- Epilogue : Afrocentrism and the Neoliberal Ethos
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