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  1. Oct 2020
    1. miseducated // start with their own history but for the AA they don't have that option--> this is why Asante whats educated the miseducated ppl by working with the school system// Having a true multicultural education

    2. Question: 246 years of disorentation. what is the startsof this disorentation?

      • education system in U.S is only MADE for white ppl --> BLACK ppl confuse; wanting to know more of their history.
    3. The effect of this is the confusion of the AA

      1. afrco centric edu.= important b/c african ppl were discoloated = decentered through their narratives meaning: culture/ language/ location/etc. 2.there were decentered by the europeans Notice: AA claim europeans culture
    1. If we can, in the process of materializing our consciousness, claim space as agents of progressive change, then we can change our condition and change the world.

      You need change your mindset

    2. we must be prepared to act upon our interpretation of what is in the best interest of black people, that is, black people as an historically oppressed population. This is the fundamental necessity for advancing the political process.

      Adopting this kind of philosphical mindset help you value african history a different way.

    3. marking.

      "Whenever a person delineates a cultural boundary around a particular cultural space in human time"

    4. the intellectual idea did not have substance as a philosophical concept until l980.

      Afrocen.= a philos. concept (1980)// Ppl knew this concept existed but it wasn't establish in some sort of caterogorical term until Asante wrote the book "Afrocentricity: The Theory of Social Change"

    5. Europe from the center of the African reality

      I like when he said said because in reality Amercian history I soley based of the POV of the Europeans/ white ppl.

    6. Afrocentricity becomes a revolutionary idea because it studies ideas, concepts, events, personalities, and political and economic processes from a standpoint of black people as subjects and not as objects, basing all knowledge on the authentic interrogation of location.

      Basically afrocen. Amer. history in the black POV