An Oral History Interview

@article{Turner2002AnOH,
  title={An Oral History Interview},
  author={D. Turner},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={32},
  pages={711 - 734}
}
  • D. Turner
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Black Studies
Oral history is empowering because it initiates African agency while creating primary documents for future research and historical interpretation. An oral history interview with Molefi Kete Asante, conducted by historian Diane D. Turner, reveals aspects of his early life with autobiographical sketches about his mother, father, and the community where he was raised. The interview moves from personal accounts of his childhood to his academic career and his transformation from Arthur L. Smith, to… Expand
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