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Pan-Africanism and Education; Free access to all or a case for Black Power?

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Before I even commence my analysis of the function and value of education, I have to make it clear that I subscribe to Marcus Garvey’s version of Pan-Africanism. Chinweizu explains very well and succinctly the difference between different forms of Pan-Africanism. According to Chinweizu, there is the Duboisian Integrationist Pan-Africanism which sees as its objective…

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Cheikh Anta Diop (1974 UNESCO Symposium in Cairo)

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In 1974, Cheikh Anta Diop was one of about 20 participants in a UNESCO symposium in Cairo, where alongside Theophile Obenga from DRC, still alive, and a few others he established the African origin of the ancient Egyptian civilization and led all the egyptologists and anthropologists to surrender. However, Diop’s contribution was subject to the…

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Introduction to White Supremacy in South Africa: An Afrocentric analysis.

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White supremacy is a global political system which protects, promotes and imposes European culture and values, for the domination and survival of the white race as Welsing has demonstrated. This must be a fundamental premise on which one’s critical analysis of the oppression and domination of African must be based. From the very emergence of…

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Pan African Metallurgy (PAM Part 2)

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Indigenous metallurgists made metal objects through the forging of cold and hot lumps of metal into shapes – a process known as smithing. In another process metallurgists’ poured molten metal into pre-made shaped moulds, or patterns, to make objects. Gold, copper, bronze and tin were shaped into ingots, beads and other objects by this process.…

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