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Homeschooling, common among white Americans, is showing an increase among African- Americans kids as well. African-Americans now make up about 10% of all homeschooled children in this fastest-growing form of education. However, the reasons for black kids to be homeschooled may not be the same as white kids. My research shows that black parents homeschool their children due to white racism. This may come as a surprise since, for many, we live in an age of alleged color blindness and post-racialism, characterized by the declining significance of race and racism. My research found strong evidence to suggest that racism is…
For most parents, sending their children to school is normal. In fact, some are even relieved not to have to take care of their children all day long, and are happy that school is starting again. Like an acquaintance of mine shared with me lately about her four children, “I had them all over me all summer long, I really need a break now!” Long live school, then!
Thursday, 27 March 2014 20:22

African Dislocation

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Dislocation is a central Afrocentric concept. It refers to the fact that a particular group (A) may identify, consciously or not, with another group (B) perceived or experienced as dominant.
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 23:56

The Natural Hair Movement

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Across the world, the new tendency among African women is to wear their hair natural. This is true in Africa, in the Caribbean, in Europe, in South and North America as well.

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