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Afrocentrism

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Afrocentrism

Afrocentrism

Afrocentrism

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Where did Western thought begin? While many point to ancient Greek and Roman civilizations for the answer, Afrocentrists look to Africa and the contributions of Egypt. Is there a middle between these competing versions of history? Tune in to the next Talk of the Nation for a discussion of the debate over Afrocentrism. Guests: Mary Lefkowitz Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Wellesley College Author Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth As History (Basic, 1996) Maulana Karenga Professor and Chair, Department of Black Studies, California State University Listeners call in