Afrocentric visions: studies in culture and communication
In this timely volume, editor Janice D Hamlet has chosen essays which illuminate various aspects of African American culture, refracted through the lens of Afrocentric thought. The book examines: Afrocentric ideology and methodology; Afrocentric approaches to the dynamics of communication; the Afrocentric influence on the black aesthetic, with an examination of language, literature, oral tradition, movies and television; and the future of Afrocentric visions.
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Ideology and Method
A Philosophical Basis for an Afrocentric Orientation
Afrocentric Approaches to Understanding Interpersonal
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