Example sentences for: africana

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  • 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.)

  • 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.

  • Still, in the spirit of fairness, before I get back to beating the boy, I have to list a few things I like about Africana . The brief essay on Kathleen Conwell--also known as Kathleen Collins--acknowledges a filmmaker who deserves wider recognition.

  • This book comes with a triumphant blaring of publishers' trumpets, and one supposes that it is a signal sort of triumph for black studies or Africana studies (take your pick of names).

  • (That's another one of those glaring omissions that make you wonder whether the editors of Africana didn't really have an agenda after all.)


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