archive.blackgothamarchive.org/items/show/61/index.html This is a photograph of Maritcha as an adult. In adulthood, Maritcha was able to fulfill her lifelong ambition of becoming a school teacher. In her memoir, she credited the many people who helped her at every step of the way. In childhood, there were her parents, who “made over a sickly, peevish, unproposingContinue reading “Black Power Pedagogies”
This essay recasts the development of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s sociopolitical thought and activism in light of an African-centered reading of history. The paper examines the role of Africa (diasporic and continental) in shaping MLK’s World House ecumenical theology and socio-ethical philosophy by first, relating his cultural and intellectual foundations to African diasporic cultural history. Second,Continue reading “An Unbroken Bond: The Role of Africa in Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Liberation Thought and Praxis”
Take an exciting course exploring issues surrounding the case for reparations in the African Diaspora. AAS 300 will compare the case for reparations in the CARICOM states and that of African Americans in the U.S.
Answering the Call of Freedom: Moses Dickson and the Knights of Liberty Confront Slavery S. T. Livingston, Ph.D. In the heat of March, 1848, leading up to the Decade of crisis, a Black barber stood bent over the slumped person of a White slave owner reclining in his barber’s chair. Despite the extremely sharp straight-razorContinue reading “Parker’s Birth of a Nation forces Nation’s Attention to lesser known Historical Figures”