Dia N. Sekayi's African American Intellectual-Activists: Legacies in the PDF

By Dia N. Sekayi

This examine examines the narrated existence reviews of eleven African American intellectual-activists. An intellectual-activist is outlined as anyone 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 profession devoted to, the betterment of African American humans (activist self). The voices of the themes concentrate on the occasions of their lives that contributed to their improvement as intellectuals and activists.

Discussions of the participants' backgrounds remove darkness from the forces that motivated 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 existence tales is the ownership of a good African American self-concept. The research explores the ways that the themes constructed this confident self-concept, how this self-concept inspired the targets in their activism, and the way they outline growth towards those goals. 

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