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Pan-African Linguistic and Cultural Unity

A Basis For pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance

Simphiwe Sesanti

(African renaissance) are highly desirable, the declared desire will remain just that, a desire, unless a conscious Afrocentric education is employed to bring back African self-consciousness without which no African renaissance is possible. It is the

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Some Senses of Pan-Africanism from the South

Christopher Allsobrook

philosophy, identified by Serequeberhan, which is to critique pervasive Eurocentrism in modernity’s self-consciousness. In his critique of the history of liberal non-racialism in apartheid South Africa, Dladla distinguishes liberal non-racialism from its

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Leslie Paul Thiele and Marshall Young

). As such, narratives facilitate both understanding and action. Embedding action within a narrative allows it to be understood as intentional and purposeful. Self-consciousness – often claimed to be the defining feature of our species – might best be

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Coulthard, Glen Sean. Red Skin, White Masks

Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Elaine Coburn

essential, self-determining agent recognizes that one not only be recognized as self-determining but that one be recognized by another self-consciousness that is also recognized as self-determining (28). Against the autonomous liberal subject, Hegel

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Whites Cannot Be Black

A Bikoist Challenge to Professor Xolela Mangcu

Keolebogile Mbebe

one’s aspiration is whiteness but his pigmentation makes attainment of this impossible, then that person is a [non-white]’ ( Biko 1996: 52 ). The non-white aspires to attain whiteness, however, she can never attain it since she ‘cannot create a self-consciousness

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Contested Memory

Retrieving the Africanist (Liberatory) Conception of Non-racialism

Ndumiso Dladla

as having out of necessity in the first place a ‘critical negative’ task which expresses itself in practice as the critique of Eurocentrism, which he understands as ‘a pervasive bias located in modernity’s self-consciousness of itself. [Eurocentrism