Posts Tagged ‘africa’

February 16th, 2017

Henry Garrett and White Myths

by Clinton Chisholm

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There is, among some white folk, the view that, once you think of ancient Africa (or modern Africa for people like Garrett) you think of a monolithic primitive society and of ‘savages’. Ignorance is commingled with ethnocentric or racist arrogance …

February 7th, 2017

Black Consciousness Revisited

by Clinton Chisholm

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Over the last five hundred years, Christianity in Africa and in most countries with people of African ancestry, has been charged with outright racism (when non-Blacks headed the hierarchy within denominations) and with inverse racism (when Blacks headed the hierarchy …

February 23rd, 2009

Black History Month: Awkward Reflections (part 1)

by Clinton Chisholm

Black History Month: Awkward Reflections

 

Over the last five hundred years, Christianity in Africa and in most countries with people of African ancestry, has been charged with outright racism (when non-Blacks headed the hierarchy within denominations) and with inverse racism (when Blacks headed the …