Africans Are Not BlackAfricans Are Not Black



Why? This book explores the genesis and evolution of the description of Africans as black, the consequences of this practice, and how it contributes to the denigration (blackening) and dehumanisation of Africans.

Author: Kwesi Tsri

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317184096

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Africans are not literally black, yet they are called black. Why? This book explores the genesis and evolution of the description of Africans as black, the consequences of this practice, and how it contributes to the denigration (blackening) and dehumanisation of Africans. It uses this analysis to advance a case for abandoning the use of the term ‘black’ to describe and categorise Africans. Mainstream discussions of the history of European racism have generally neglected the role of black and white colour symbolisms in sustaining the supposed superiority of those labelled white over those labelled black. This work redresses that neglect, by tracing the genesis of the conception of Africans as black in ancient Greece and its continued employment in early Christian writings, followed by an original, close analysis of how this use is replicated in three key representative texts: Shakespeare's Othello, the translation of the Bible into the African language Ewe, and a book by the influential Ghanaian religious leader, Mensa Otabil. It concludes by directly addressing the argument that ‘black’ can be turned into a positive concept, demonstrating the failure of this approach to deal with the real problems raised by imposing the term ‘black’ on its human referents.

Black EnterpriseBlack Enterprise



to be mistaken concerns the strength of the "indigenization" process underway in
Africa. As Africans keep pointing out, indigenization is not nationalization, but it
does represent a determined drive to secure equity control of a nation's economy
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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.

Black EnterpriseBlack Enterprise



He talks not about jobs for American teenagers but about ending South African
apartheid. ... Mounting atrocities against black South Africans and the tilt of
international attention to the Third World has been matched by a toughening of
black ...

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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.

Keywords for African American StudiesKeywords for African American Studies



Is it that the capture of the state does not matter, or is it that once state capture
occurs, the political imagination must be more expansive? Observers have noted
that the ANC government has acted less in the interests of the black majority and
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Author: Erica R. Edwards

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 9781479852833

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A new vocabulary for African American Studies As the longest-standing interdisciplinary field, African American Studies has laid the foundation for critically analyzing issues of race, ethnicity, and culture within the academy and beyond. This volume assembles the keywords of this field for the first time, exploring not only the history of those categories but their continued relevance in the contemporary moment. Taking up a vast array of issues such as slavery, colonialism, prison expansion, sexuality, gender, feminism, war, and popular culture, Keywords for African American Studies showcases the startling breadth that characterizes the field. Featuring an august group of contributors across the social sciences and the humanities, the keywords assembled within the pages of this volume exemplify the depth and range of scholarly inquiry into Black life in the United States. Connecting lineages of Black knowledge production to contemporary considerations of race, gender, class, and sexuality, Keywords for African American Studies provides a model for how the scholarship of the field can meet the challenges of our social world.

AF Press ClipsAF Press Clips



South Africa has made no showing that African National Congress guerrillas
were operating out of Botswana . ... The same lack of self - confidence is evident :
a fear of the fact and example of self - rule by blacks not beholden to South Africa
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New AfricanNew African



In discussing why Africans and people of African descent appear to be making no
progress , we should not forget our history . ... I feel that contrary to what many
people believe , blacks , Africa and Africans are not doing very badly . Let ' s look
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SechabaSechaba



As long as the white worker is no affected by conditions of depression , as long
as he does TREND CANNOT BE ... certain white contradictions of the South
African government's policy . opposition parties champion the cause of the black
man ...

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West AfricaWest Africa



AFRICANS ABROAD Germany ' s black minority gets together Germany ' s black
community has held a ... German censuses do not take racial parentage into
consideration , but a conservative estimate puts the number of Africans and
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Africa and Africans in AntiquityAfrica and Africans in Antiquity



In the ancient world there were prolonged black - white contacts from an early
date . First encounters with blacks frequently involved soldiers or mercenaries ,
not slaves or so - called savages . Yet , a view of blacks as the equivalent of slave
or ...

Author: Prof Edwin M Yamauchi, PH D

Publisher: MSU Press

ISBN: UOM:39015053099027

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Africa and Africans in Antiquity assesses recent historical research and archaeology under way in Egypt, North Africa, the Sudan, and the Horn of Africa. Whereas many European and American scholars of earlier generations believed that Egyptian contacts with Africa to the south were not culturally significant, research contained in this important collection rejects such notions. At the same time, the volume takes issue with Afrocentric scholars who argue that most Egyptians were 'black' and that blacks are the rightful heirs to Egypt's past grandeur. These ten thought-provoking essays demonstrate that this large region was an ethnic and cultural mosaic in antiquity, a place where Phoenicians, Berbers, Greeks, as well as Egyptians and Nubians interacted.

The Self understanding of African Instituted ChurchesThe Self understanding of African Instituted Churches



and AICs in general have a high degree of African consciousness “ distinctively
different from black consciousness “ . Their African ... The slogan would taunt the
greater number of blacks or Africans who are not really black . 77 Apostles will ...

Author: Phillip Denhe Mazambara

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Codesria BulletinCodesria Bulletin



But in the present juncture , ' Africa is not black ' or that African - American
scholars have ' Africanity is regressive ' are barking been joined by a younger
generation up the wrong tree . of African scholars and this has presaged a
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Blacks in WhitesBlacks in Whites



For me , growing up coloured meant knowing that I was not only not white , but
less than white ; not only not black but better than black ( as we referred to African
people ) . At the same time , the shape of my nose and texture of my hair placed ...

Author: Krish Reddy

Publisher: University of Kwazulu Natal Press

ISBN: UOM:39015056889622

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The South African past is rich with stories of courage, initiative and endeavour which have never become history because they are the stories of those excluded from power. This title seeks to transform some of these stories into history: in this case into the history of cricket in Natal, hitherto dominated by the official and privileged. In so doing the title also makes an important intervention in the ever-present crisis of South African cricket, not only as the spirit of the game is undermined by the ethos of global marketing, but as cricket continues to stumble under the burden of its racist past. This burden will only be lifted by those able to see this past for what it.

Public OpinionPublic Opinion



The notion that black South Africans are unanimously geared up to fight
apartheid with any means available — no matter how ... Just as ordinary blacks
disagree with many prominent spokesmen on sanctions and socialism , they also
seem to ...

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The African American Studies ReaderThe African American Studies Reader



with African eddies bubbling on the side. Whatever the word “mainstream” means
it has rarely included Africans. And those who use the term do not think of African
American poetry or people as being mainstream. Those who speak of ...

Author: Nathaniel Norment

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African-American Studies is a unique field of scholarly inquiry and critical interpretation whose intellectual foundation and development have significantly influenced other disciplines in the academy. The African-American Studies Reader is the largest and most comprehensive anthology yet undertaken in the field. A variety of perspectives are used to present the development of the discipline of African-American Studies. This volume's sixty-one articles are organized into eight sections: (I) The Discipline: Definition and Perspectives; (II) African-American Women's Studies; (III) Historical Perspectives; (IV) Philosophical Perspectives; (V) Theoretical Foundation; (VI) Political Perspectives; (VII) Critical Issues and Perspectives; and (VIII) Curriculum Development and Program Models. This comprehensive anthology includes key selections from many scholars who have made substantial contributions to the development of the discipline. They argue many different perspectives and topics relevant to the study of African American Studies as an intellectual, social, and political focus in/of higher education; they provide discussions of the intellectual and academic roots of the field; they describe the conditions that made its emergence possible; they present its theoretical, research, ideological, and philosophical paradigms; and they examine the past, present and future challenges of African-American Studies. The African-American Studies Reader is an invaluable complement to basic books in the discipline and can be used as an introductory text for graduate and undergraduate courses in the field. It provides an essential guide to enable students to understand how the field evolved, therange of perspectives it encompasses, and the challenge and future directions of African-American Studies. This outstanding collection of various perspectives in African-American Studies will be of interest to individuals new to the field as well as those already involved in research, teaching, and other aspects of African-American Studies.

The History of Black Mineworkers in South AfricaThe History of Black Mineworkers in South Africa



Legislative Reform The parallel reform track had begun with constitutional
changes in 1984 when the Tricameral Parliament was established in which
Indians and coloureds , but not black Africans , had their own assemblies .
Ultimate political ...

Author: Victor Leonard Allen

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