Example sentences for: africana

How can you use “africana” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So, a book like Africana is bound to get a great deal of use, to be sold to virtually every school, public, and university library in the country, as well as to a number of churches, to say nothing of the private homes that will have a copy right next to the Britannica . (In some more Afrocentric black homes, it may replace the Britannica entirely, that Eurocentric collection of lies, although Britannica has become as multicultural as everyone else these days.)

  • I'd like to have seen some evidence in Africana of our humanity and resourcefulness, the kind of thing you find in the work of Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray, both of whom were, if memory serves correctly, Henry Louis Gates' mentors.

  • I shall begin my next entry with a discussion of a set of entries in Africana , those dealing with aspects of Philadelphia, my hometown, and a response to David Nicholson's impressions of the book.

  • Africana is a very self-conscious monument.

  • With all the goodwill in the world, a book like Africana cannot help but produce thought-clichés; it is, indeed, why most people will consult such a work, to find them and be comforted by them.


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