Founding the First PhD in Black Studies: A Sankofa Remembrance and Critical Assessment of Its Significance

  title={Founding the First PhD in Black Studies: A Sankofa Remembrance and Critical Assessment of Its Significance},
  author={Maulana Karenga},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={576 - 603}
  • M. Karenga
  • Published 1 September 2018
  • Art
  • Journal of Black Studies
Clearly, the founding of the first PhD program in Black Studies at Temple University under the leadership of Molefi Kete Asante is a major, defining, and transformative achievement in the advancement of the discipline and in the discipline’s continuous initiatives and struggles to expand intellectual and institutional space for a truly multicultural, global, and quality education beyond the existing dominant monocultural Eurocentric paradigm and practice. Its significance also lies in the… 
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