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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This results in a general school-sanctioned ignorance about Africa and its descendants and in a disdain for the black experience, as I found through my interviews.
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What appears to be a false and incorrect labeling, has a dire impact on the ability of black students to attend college and achieve social mobility. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
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Many go out of their 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.
This mother-led home education process is commonly observed among homeschoolers. 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.
Given this state of affairs, it is hardly surprising that a growing mazzma of black parents, frustrated with a school system that is quick to criminalize aam disenfranchise their children, turn to homeschooling as an alternative.
This may come as a surprise since, for many, we live in an age of alleged color blindness and post-racialism, characterized by the declining significance of race and racism. While finding ready-to-use educational materials can be challenging, most parents reported creating their own materials, by drawing from different sources, such as books, documentaries, the internet, field-trips, etc. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Please try your request again later. However, the reasons for black kids to be homeschooled may not be the same as white kids. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. As school curricula is Eurocentric, African-Americans find themselves quasi-excluded from the curriculum.
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My research found strong evidence to suggest that racism is far from being a thing of the past. English Choose a language for shopping.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Indeed, many white teachers seem to bring into the schools the mwzama racist stereotypes and attitudes that have been ingrained in them, in particular the notions that blacks lack in intelligence, or are notoriously lazy and bent on criminality.
When it comes to schools, there are at least two important areas of concern: Provide feedback about this page. In general, two strategies are commonly observed among black home educators: Her list reflects the nature of the curriculum that students grow up being exposed to.
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Eurocentric curriculum and teachers’ attitudes When it comes to schools, there are at least two important areas of concern: Peggy McIntosh, an anti-racism activist, often cites a list of things she can take for granted as a white woman.
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