Example sentences for: africana

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

  • Africana is a very self-conscious monument.

  • 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.)

  • It took him and Appiah only four years to produce Africana . Even with modern technology, that is an astonishing feat, so astonishing that some will dismiss the book (I have heard some comments of this sort even before the book was published) as some half-baked enterprise.

  • (That last isn't all that unreasonable, given the unremittingly cheerful Ebony magazine-like achievement accounting of Africana .)

  • 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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