Example sentences for: africana

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

  • And there's an interesting paradox here with Africana : Gates is probably the only black intellectual in America with the charisma and clout to get it published.

  • The introduction offers a good and useful account of Du Bois' attempt to produce an Africana encyclopedia, the professional jealousy he encountered, the racism that sometimes thwarted his efforts.

  • 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.

  • Africana is a very self-conscious monument.

  • When I consider the inclusion in Africana of Tupac Shakur and his cohort of the rappers, I wonder whether black academia has been hijacked by a crew of thirtysomething know-nothings who actually think this stuff is important.

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