Molefi Kete Asante
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Molefi Kete Asante

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Birth dateAugust 14, 1942(age 68)
Place of birthValdosta, Georgia
SpouseAna Yenenga

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Molefi Kete Asante (born August 14, 1942) is a contemporary and progressive American scholar in the field of African studies and African American Studies. He is currently Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Temple University, where he founded the first PhD program in African American Studies. Asante is known for his philosophy of Afrocentricity and transracial, intercultural, and international communication. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Black Studies and is the author of more than 65 books.

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Interview with Prof. Asafa Jalata on His New Book About Contending ... - Oduu - News Tweet this news Oduu - News--According to -Molefi Kete Asante-, a critical Afrocentric awareness develops “when the person becomes totally changed to a conscious level of involvement in ... - Date : Tue, 27 Jul 2010 06:43:20 GMT+00:00
Famous Scholars Call for National Dialogue About "The State of HBCUs" - PRLog.Org (press release) Tweet this news
PRLog.Org (press release)---...- renowned scholars and experts in various fields such as the “Father of Afrocentricity,” Dr. -Molefi Kete Asante-, and Poet Laureate, Amiri Baraka. ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 18:38:52 GMT+00:00


Proponents Politicians: Nnamdi Azikiwe * Amílcar Cabral * Muammar al-Gaddafi * Marcus Garvey * David Comissiong * Kenneth Kaunda * Jomo Kenyatta * Patrice Lumumba * Thabo Mbeki * Abdias do Nascimento * Kwame Nkrumah * Julius Nyerere * John Nyathi Pokela * Haile Selassie * Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe * Ahmed Sékou Touré * I.T.A. Wallace-Johnson
Others: Molefi Kete Asante * Steve Biko * Edward Wilmot Blyden * John Henrik Clarke * Cheikh Anta Diop * W. E. B. Du Bois * Frantz Fanon * John G. Jackson * Yosef Ben-Jochannan * Maulana Karenga * Fela Kuti * Bob Marley * Malcolm X * Zephania Mothopeng * George Padmore * Motsoko Pheko * Runoko Rashidi * Walter Rodney * Burning Spear * Henry Sylvester-Williams * Stokely Carmichael * Omali Yeshitela
ConceptsUnited States of Africa * Afrocentrism * Kwanzaa * Pan-African colours * Pan-African flag * Négritude * African nationalism * African socialism * African Century * Africanization * Kawaida * Ujamaa * Harambee * Ubuntu * Zikism * Black nationalism
OrganizationsAfrican Union * Organization of African Unity * Uhuru Movement * UNIA-ACL * African Unification Front * International African Service Bureau

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