African-American education

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Freedom to Learn
By Dr. Forrest Davis & Dr. Duane E. Campbell, February 2000. Our ancestors developed a knowledge base, and concealed this knowledge base as a survival trait. Both acquiring and concealing this cultural centered knowledge base was recognized as necessary to gain freedom.
A brief note on the lives of Anna Julia Cooper & Nannie Helen Burroughs: Profiles of African Women educators
By Runoko Rashidi & Karen A. Johnson, [2 June 2000]. Among the most outstanding African-American educators of the post-reconstruction era of the late nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century were Dr. Anna Julia Cooper and Ms. Nannie Helen Burroughs.
Public education and Black empowerment
By Dr. Manning Marable, People’s Weekly World, 13 April 2001. A vigorous defense of public education is directly connected with the struggle for Black community empowerment. Despite the many arguments now circulating in favor of privatization and school choice in many African-American neighborhoods, only a strong public school system will produce real results for our children.
Black history and Marxist education
By Dee Myles, People’s Weekly World, 23 February 2002. Marxists provide the most credible explanations of why slavery re-emerged in history as an appendage of capitalism, the colonial and neo-colonial domination of Africa, as well as other areas of the world, and the factors which gave life and momentum to the struggles of the African-American masses.