Download e-book for kindle: African American Intellectual-Activists: Legacies in the by Dia N. Sekayi

By Dia N. Sekayi

ISBN-10: 0815329210

ISBN-13: 9780815329213

ISBN-10: 1138001740

ISBN-13: 9781138001749

This learn examines the narrated lifestyles stories of eleven African American intellectual-activists. An intellectual-activist is outlined as somebody whose schooling has supplied her or him with a physique of data to which he/she is constantly including (intellectual self) and who works day-by-day for, or has a occupation devoted to, the betterment of African American humans (activist self). The voices of the themes specialise in the occasions of their lives that contributed to their improvement as intellectuals and activists.

Discussions of the contributors' backgrounds light up the forces that stimulated their existence studies and guided their activities towards involvement with the fight to enhance the lives of the African American group. The overarching topic in those lifestyles tales is the ownership of a good African American self-concept. The learn explores the ways that the topics constructed this confident self-concept, how this self-concept stimulated the objectives in their activism, and the way they outline growth towards those goals. 

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