Educational & interesting reading #Black History


  • Dec 20, 2020

How the West Indian Child is made Educationally Sub-normal in the British School System (1971) Bernard Coard’s polemical pamphlet, addressed directly to black parents, set out the “scandal of the Black Child in Schools in Britain”. The book was published by New Beacon for the Caribbean Education and Community Workers’ Association (CECWA).

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  • Dec 17, 2020

The measure of a man is what he does with power. The measure of a man is not necessarily his title or his position, but rather how he treats others. If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

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  • Dec 17, 2020

Very inspiring. Malcom X was not like people said he was. This was a man who wanted justice, rights and peace for his black brothers and sisters. He was not a man who thought killing was always the answer. This man was intelligent, wise and understood the circle we call life.

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  • Dec 17, 2020

The two essays were first respectively published in American magazines in late 1962: "Letter from a Region of My Mind" in The New Yorker,[3] and "My Dungeon Shook" in The Progressive.[4] They were then combined and published in book form in 1963 by Dial Press, and in 1964 in Britain by Penguin Books. Critics greeted the book enthusiastically; it is considered, by some, as one of the most influential books about race relations in the 1960s.[5] It was released in an audiobook format in 2008, narrated by Jesse L. Martin.

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  • Dec 17, 2020

The Souls of Black Folk is a classic work of American literature by W. E. B. Du Bois. It is a seminal work in the history of sociology, and a cornerstone of African-American literary history. To develop this groundbreaking work, Du Bois drew from his own experiences as an African-American in the American society. Outside of its notable relevance in African-American history, The Souls of Black Folk also holds an important place in social science as one of the early works in the field of sociology.

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  • Nov 17, 2020

As part of my mission to popularise Black or African history, it is clear that the premier book on that history, When We Ruled, needs an equally premier learning resource.

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