About the Author
Molefi Kete Asante is current chair and creator of the first doctoral program in African American studies at Temple University and co-editor of the Journal of Black Studies.
Clyde Ledbetter Jr. is instructor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Science at Cheyney University.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Contemporary Critical Contours: Africology and Africana Studies, Molefi Kete Asante and Clyde E. Ledbetter, Jr.
Chapter 1: Decolonizing the Universities in Africa: An Approach to Transformation, Molefi Kete Asante
Chapter 2: Postmodernist Diversions In African American Thought , Daryl B. Harris
Chapter 3: Afrocentricity: A Critical Bibliography, Molefi Kete Asante
Chapter 4: Boundless James Baldwin: Assessing the Creative Freedom of a Cultural Critic, Aaron X. Smith
Chapter 5: The Role of an Afrocentric Ideology in Reducing Obstacles to Integration, Molefi Kete Asante
Chapter 6: Writing History and Reading Texts: An Afrocentric Narrative of Culture, Nilgun Anadolu Okur
Chapter 7: Retrospective Analysis: The Movement Against African Centered Thought, Michael T. Tillotson
Chapter 8: Lewis Gordon’s Existential Cartography, Molefi Kete Asante
Chapter 9: Human Rights Studies as a Sub-Field of Africology, Clyde E. Ledbetter, Jr.
Chapter 10: Engaging Kwame Nkrumah’s Consciencism: An Afrocentric Close Reading, Molefi Kete Asante
Chapter 11: African and African Diaspora Culture in the World, Molefi Kete Asante
Chapter 12: Interrogating the Legacy of African Contributions, Molefi Kete Asante
Chapter 13: The Universal Periodic Review and Malcolm X’s Human Rights Strategy, Clyde E. Ledbetter, Jr.