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The Dramatic Genius of Charles Fuller

The Dramatic Genius of Charles Fuller

The Dramatic Genius of Charles Fuller is an accessible and appropriate introduction to the mind of Fuller for those who know his work and those who do not.  In the strictest sense of the word Charles Fuller was not merely someone who writes, but an intellectual who reflected on the entire process of bringing new ideas into existence.

Date of Publication: 2014

Pages: 170

ISBN: 9781942774013

Revolutionary Pedagogy

Revolutionary Pedagogy

Revolutionary Pedagogy: Primer for Teachers of Black Children is a passionate appeal to teachers to take what George Dei calls a “transgressive” position toward education’s status quo, a status quo often expressed as a commitment to excellence of all students. This book offers tools for those who want to reverse the brain freeze that often accompanies this seemingly innocuous goal, assisting both the students and the teachers laboring in urban situations.

Date of Publication: 2017

Pages: 140

ISBN: 9780982532744

The Afrocentric School [a blueprint]

The Afrocentric School [a blueprint]

In Afrocentric School: BluePrint, the cultural legacy and heritage of Africa is embraced to reawaken the cultural memory. Dove provides a foundational curriculum for children aged 3-15 years, with standards-based on expectations developed from child development and education baseline studies.

Date of Publication: 2021

Pages: 334

ISBN: 9781942774051

We Will Tell Our Own Story

We Will Tell Our Own Story

These authors, all deeply dedicated to the telling of an African story, are committed to righting the wrongs of intellectual inquiry by setting upright the standards, criteria, and assumptions often avoided by Eurocentrists—of any complexion. Without the ‘lions of Africa’ speaking and writing about their narratives, the fields of literature, philosophy, social science, history, and psychology, evidence would cede to those without the slightest idea about the African knowledge base or how to add to it. Thus, the authors in this volume speak loudly, and write deftly and definitively to erect a new phalanx of liberated minds.

Date of Publication: 2018

Pages: 414

ISBN: 9780982532768

Open Book

Being Human Being

During a time of high racial tension, Being Human Being seeks to dispel divisiveness, and instead presents a vision of a united humanity. With scientific basis established from The Human Genome Project, the authors explore what it means to be human, the myth of race, and the importance of common identity. The conclusions of the Human Genome Project discredit those who deny humanity’s genesis on the African continent; and, they allow for new examination of the fictitious basis upon which modern society justifies its divisions, privileges, and punishments. In this book, the discourse navigates the complex illusion of race by tracing its cultural and religious origins.

Date of Publication: 2021

Pages: 226

ISBN: 9781942774099

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