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Published: 10 March 2016

400 Pages | 20 illustrations


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