Afrocentrism

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Afrocentrism

A primarily American cultural philosophy which re-examines African American history and views the African American legacy as having been downplayed.
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Following the success story of Afrocentric Rhythms Concert, which has been rated among the events that promote arts and culture, could you let us know how you conceived the idea?
Afrocentric philosophers have tried to work towards the theory of Afrocentricity by putting Africa at the fore of international discourse.
AHA is a wholly owned subsidiary of AfroCentric Investment Corporation (ACT), a diversified investment holding company, which is managed by a number of black empowerment shareholders.
FICO Insurance Fraud Manager, the product developed through FICO and AfroCentric's healthcare IT services subsidiary, Helios IT Solutions, uses adaptive predictive analytic models that are integrated within purpose-built software, giving medical schemes (payers) a vastly enhanced ability to identify and address existing and emerging losses from fraud, waste and abuse.
Winnifred was just 17 years old when she co-founded Afrocentric Bamboo, a company that manufactures and markets bicycles made from bamboo.
Kwame Nkrumah's Contribution to Pan-Africanism: An Afrocentric Analysis
African American scholar and author Asante, founder of the Afrocentric movement for a united Africa, reflects on his roots and how they shaped his thinking.
Summary: Fashion has never been as Afrocentric and African designers at the Dakar Fashion Week gave their own spin to prints and fabrics inspiring celebrities and fashion houses.
program founder and a leading theorist of Afrocentric theory, expresses pride over the impact the graduate program in African American studies is having in Black studies.
Strengths-based, empowerment-oriented, ethnically sensitive, constructionist, Afrocentric, and social justice frameworks have been used to guide practice with African American families.
Conservative bloggers and pundits have raised concerns about Wright's Afrocentric theology and his liberal--some say radical--politics.
Thus, an Afrocentric model has been created; however, there remains a lack of usage of this pedagogy in schools and educational institutions.