Afrocentricity and the Western Paradigm

@article{MonteiroFerreira2009AfrocentricityAT,
  title={Afrocentricity and the Western Paradigm},
  author={Ana Maria Monteiro-Ferreira},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={40},
  pages={327 - 336}
}
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