Week of November 7: Black Politics [UPDATE: CLASS CANCELLED TONITE]


For Wednesday 11/7, read chapter 7 (Black Politics) in Maulana Karenga’s Introduction to Black Studies.

Also read “Kwame Nkrumah, The Political Rehearsal: His American Years” (101-113) in Dr. Clarke’s Notes for an African World Revolution. Also read “On Leadership” (pp.33-34) and “On Alliances” (pp. 39-40). Obviously this means you must bring the book with you.

Highlights from last class:

  • Reviewed the parts of Chapter 6 on Africana Womanism  in Maulana Karenga’s Introduction to Black Studies (pages 265-283).
  • Reviewed Clenora Hudson-Weems’s “Africana Womanism: an Overview” (PDF on the Readings page)Announcements
  • Dr. Karanja Carroll’s guest lecture on Africana Philosphy’s been moved to November 14 instead of the original date on the syllabus. Guests are welcome. Details on the Guest Speakers page.
  • Black Solidarity Day on Monday 11/6 at various venues in Brooklyn. Details at the December 12th Movement website.