Names and Notions of Black Studies

  title={Names and Notions of Black Studies},
  author={Maulana Karenga},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={41 - 64}
  • M. Karenga
  • Published 20 May 2009
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Black Studies
The principle purpose of this article is to bring under critical reflection some of the central issues surrounding and informing current and continuing notions of Black Studies and the ongoing concerns about its appropriate naming. It is a fundamental assumption of this article that the various notions and names of Black Studies are anchored in and reflective of differing concepts of the roots, range, and relevance of the discipline. The issue of roots has to do with the conception of the… 
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