Example sentences for: afrocentric

How can you use “afrocentric” 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.)

  • Almost as unsettling is the conversation Horwitz has with the bright black woman who founded an Afrocentric alternative school in Selma, a conversation that soon breaks down in a venomous exchange over Louis Farrakhan.

  • Kwanzaa was taken up by many in the expanding black middle class , whose buying power has supported such marketing ventures as the "Kwanzaa Expos," convention-center gatherings at which Afrocentric goods and art are sold.

  • The nation was founded in the late '20s by traveling salesman Wallace D. Fard, whose preachings combined Islam with an Afrocentric cosmology.

  • Critics hyped the face-off between New Republic theater critic Robert Brustein and black playwright August Wilson over Afrocentric theater as "the intellectual version of extreme fighting" (Frank Rich, the New York Times ). But the debate was judged to be a flop--lots of combative bravado and little payoff.

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