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“A Reasonable African Future” ~ Guest Post written by Molefi Kete Asante, Ph.D.

Molefi Kete Asante, Ph.D. ~ Author

Over the past five hundred years or so Europe has been on a quest to destabilize and dis-establish the agency of African people. The assault has been frontal, sustained, and violent at physical and psychological levels using all dominative instruments of language, symbolism, and warfare.  The consequences of this war on Africa have been profound, giving rise to doctrines of white supremacy and black inferiority, African servility, and the negation of African civilization. (more…)

Update + Dr. Molefi K. Asante announcement

I begin this post with a special thank-you to all who have stopped by my blog to read a post or more, accidentally or on purpose; and to those who have felt moved enough to subscribe and/or provide feedback. Not only has your input been helpful in refining ideas, but it encourages me to keep this discussion alive. Asante sana! (more…)

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