Homeschooling, common among white Americans, is showing an increase among African- Americans kids as well. African-Americans now. Ama Mazama Temple University, USA. Mazama is an Associate Professor of African American Studies with a Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, five books and more than. Results 1 – 12 of 13 Egypt vs. Greece and the American Academy: The Debate Over the Birth of Civilization by Asante Molefi Kete Mazama Ama ().

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Indeed, while European culture and thought are implicitly presented as universal and Europe as the only place from which great ideas and discoveries originated, Africa and African-descended people find themselves quasi-excluded from the curriculum. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Eventually, this becomes a pervasive and potent mmazama of institutional racism.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. As school curricula is Eurocentric, African-Americans find mazaa quasi-excluded from the curriculum. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Only 6 left in stock more on the way. African-American homeschooling By taking the constant threat of harassment and discrimination out of the picture, homeschooling provides African-American parents the space and time to educate and socialize their children for optimal personal development.

All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Please try your request again later. When it comes to schools, there are at least two important areas of concern: My research shows that black parents homeschool their children due to white racism.

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Peggy McIntosh, an anti-racism activist, often cites a list of things she can take for granted as a white woman. This results in a general school-sanctioned ignorance about Africa and amma descendants and in a disdain for the black experience, as I found through my interviews. Learn more at Author Central.

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Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Eurocentric curriculum and teachers’ attitudes When it comes to schools, there are at least two important areas of concern: Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Schools, of course, are no exception, which helps one understand why racism is such a powerful drive for black homeschoolers.

Thus, for many black parents, homeschooling equates with a refusal to surrender their children to a system that they see as bent on destroying them. What appears to be a false mazaa incorrect labeling, has a dire impact on the ability of black students to attend college and achieve social mobility.

Boy image via www. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This mother-led home education process is commonly observed among homeschoolers. Many go out of mazaka way to provide exposure to black people who have achieved greatness in their domain, for instance, literature, science, or history, in an effort not only to educate their children about their history and culture, but also to instill racial pride and confidence in them.


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Homeschooling, common among white Americans, is showing an increase among African- Americans kids as well. While the size of my sample does not allow me to claim that it is representative of the whole African-American homeschooling population, it was nonetheless large enough to allow me to capture the main reasons why black parents tend to homeschool their children.

I found the home education is planned and delivered primarily by mothers, who stay at home, or work from home. Given this state of affairs, it is hardly surprising that a growing number of black parents, frustrated with a school system that is quick to criminalize and disenfranchise their children, turn to homeschooling as an alternative.

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