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ARCHIVED ISSUE

 

Volume 6 • Number 10 • 2014

 

On the Cover: Cynthia A. McKinney, human rights activist, politician and former six term member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Georgia (the first African American woman elected to the post). In 2004, she hosted the first delegation of Afro-Latinos from Central and South America and worked with the World Bank and the U.S. State Department to recognize Afro-Latinos. She holds a B.A. from the University of Southern California, a M.A. from Tufts University, and she is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Berkeley.


Dedicated to the memory of Elombe Brath (1936-2014), Vincent G. Harding (1931-2014), Sam Greenlee (1930-2014), and Maya Angelou (1928-2014).


African Dance as a Liberation Force for African American Women: A Case Study of the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
by Delina Patrice Brooks
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The Role of Ghana Public Libraries in the Digitization of Indigenous Knowledge: Issues and Prospects
by Florence Dedzoe-Dzokotoe Plockey
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Globalization and Ndebele Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities
by Dhlamini Nozizwe, Bhekezakhe Ncube and Melusi Moyo
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Introduction of Political Education for the Propagation of Democracy in Africa: Elements for Consideration, South Africa in Focus
by Nana Adu-Pipim Boaduo FRC and Saline Monicah Babitseng Boaduo
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The Nigerian Experience of Democracy and the Burden of Ethno-Sectarian Conflict
by Amaechi Udefi
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Renewing Nigeria’s Democracy: The Role of Political Party System Viability
by Michael B. Aleyomi
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The Missionary Question in Things Fall Apart and The Color Purple
by Ignatius Chukwumah
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Africana Womanism and Shona Children’s Games
by Godwin Makaudze
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First Lady Michelle Obama: Commencement Address to Dillard University
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Chapel Services as Hidden Curriculum: Reflections on Religious Worship at Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University
by Tenson Muyambo and Francis Machingura
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Reinterpretations of African Cultural Traditions in African American Fabric Arts
by Pearlie M. Johnson
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Fade From Black: Becoming Africana
by Khadijah Costley White
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Ritual Efficacy in Traditional African Environments
by Richard A. Ogunleye
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Madam Hon Aicha Bah Diallo: International Women's Day 2014
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Environmental Policy, Management and Ethics in Zimbabwe, 2000-2008
by Fainos Mangena
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Indigenous Knowledge, Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship in Rwanda: The Girinka Approach
by Chika Ezeanya
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Review Essay

Insiders and Outsiders: Citizenship and Xenophobia in Contemporary Southern Africa
by Munyaradzi Mawere and Artwell Nhemachena
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Book Review

A Spectacular Leap: Black Women Athletes in Twentieth-Century America
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Reflections of the 1965 Freedom March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
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Books of Interest
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Announcements (CFP)

Remembering Freedom Summer: Building a Better Future (Mississippi State University)
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Philosophy Born of Struggle XXI 2014 (Paine College)
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Roots/Heritage Tourism in Africa and the African Diaspora: Case Studies for a Comparative Approach (Florida International University)
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26th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference (Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District)
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American Periodicals special issue on Black Periodical Studies
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