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Published: 11 February 2016

400 Pages | 20 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199861477

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We Are an African People

Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Russell Rickford

  • An intellectual history of subaltern education, a critical analysis of the fate of Black Power ideologies in the post-segregation era, and a portrait of African-American self-activity at the neighborhood level
  • Puts forth a groundbreaking explanation of Black Power's preoccupation with forging a new people
  • Spans the last four decades of the 20th century with a focus on the 1970s

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