African American Studies

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Index
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Abraham, Willie, 37
Ackah, William, 159
activism see social responsibility
aesthetics see Africana Aesthetics
Africa, 7, 129, 140, 147
bypassed, 129–30
conflicts, 134, 135–6
cultural riches, 140–1
designing states, 139
economic situation, 133–5, 136–7
exchange programs, 142–7
geopolitical priorities, 130–2
health issues, 134, 137–8
improvements, 135–6
Irob, 141–2
Jackson, 132–3
micro-enterprise development, 139–40
oral culture, 171–4, 229
religion, 260–1, 262–3, 266–8
revolutionary struggles, 23
African American philosophy, 9, 194
community building, 214–18
early pioneers, 209–13
interpretive matrix of struggle, 195–209
African American Religion, 10, 260–2, 274–5
African presence, 266–8
Black Church Studies and Black Theology, 269–72
in Black Cultural Criticism, 272–4
contact and conquest, 262–3
Negro Church, 264–6
African American Studies, 1–4, 10–11, 281–2, 301–2
and Africa, 7, 129–47
Afrocentricity, 4–5, 24–6, 35–50
Columbia University, 99–102
critical tools, 269
current state, 114–16, 160–3, 164–5
discourses and paradigms, 4, 15–32
early development, 98–9
electronic media and technology, 106–12
Glover, 82, 89–90
intellectual capital, 289–95
intellectual development, 284–6
interdisciplinarity and pedagogy, 102–6
and oral history, 171–91
philosophy, 199–200, 202
political environment, 116–17
program initiatives, 112–13
range, 2–3, 8, 282–4, 302n
social responsibility, 5–7, 55–73, 96–7, 101–2, 112–13
song and dance nexus, 224–35
strategies, 119–22
structural inequities, 286–9
suggestions, 117–19
transcendent education, 298–301
transgressive impulse, 295–8
in UK, 8, 149, 151–60, 163–5
African Caribbean scholars, 160–1, 163
African Heritage Studies Association, 20
Africana Aesthetics, 9–10, 47, 224–6, 234–5
applied aesthetics through the nexus, 230–1
pastness and paradigm, 228–30
pedagogical tidbits, 226–8
Simone, 231–4
Africana Womanism, 246–50, 251, 255
Africanity, 37
Africology see African American Studies
Afrocentric Review, An, 39
Afrocentricity, 4–5, 31, 33–4n, 35–7
centric ideal, 48–9
corrective and critique, 45–6
Diopian influence, 44–5
discourses, 24–6
distinguishing characteristics, 40–2
language, 248
location, 50
narrative influences, 39–40
objectivity-subjectivity, 42–4
principal concepts, 46–8
religion, 261
Sankofa, 240
schools of thought, 37–9
and transformation, 28–30
women, 248

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