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The Mind Beneath the School

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Underground talk about the school system of Philadelphia, Pa. and its affect on the Afrikan children, teachers, parents, and the Philadelphia community

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We will have none other than Dr. Molefi Asante himself discussing Afrocentricity and the work he is doing with the entire Pittsburgh school district. Dr. Asante will help us understand how Afrikan centered schools differ from other... more

What would be the benefits of changing and/or infusing an African Centered Education into the public schools of Philadelphia and abandoning the eurocentric pedagogy? Over 50% of the student population in Philadelphia are Afrikan... more

A K-12 curriculum is a very tedious road map type document which lays out what each content area will teach for that particular school year, including reading materials that will be provided. What would that look like in the Afrikan centered... more

Some of the greatest Afrikan American leaders of yesterday were self taught, from Frederick Douglass to Malcolm X. Eventhough these great men and women didn't follow a "homeschool" curriculum, the theory is the same. Doing what... more

We will be continuing to look at the benefits of an Afrikan centered education. But before I continue I want to share a story from Dr. Molefi Asante. He told this story before introducing his guest speaker,(who I will tell you about later) at a... more

What would be the benefits of changing and/or infusing an African Centered Education into the public schools of Philadelphia and abandoning the eurocentric pedagogy? Over 50% of the student population in Philadelphia are Afrikan... more

We will have none other than Dr. Molefi Asante himself discussing Afrocentricity and the work he is doing with the entire Pittsburgh school district. Dr. Asante will help us understand how Afrikan centered schools differ from other... more

This is a special 2 hour segment of "The Mind Beneath the School". We will disect the miseducation of the Afrikan scholar in Philadelphia. First, we will define "miseducation" to ensure we are all on the same page. Then with the help of... more

The idea that the public school system is a set up for the Afrikan child is no secret, or at least it shouldn't be. Schools in Philadelphia are being closed at a record breaking rate yet millions of dollars are being spent on the building of... more

I have taught many Afrikans in my professional career and during the months of January and February I will be interviewing some of them so they can enlighten my listening audience about their personal journeys, and how an... more

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