AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES-ASSIGNMENT TWO
Referring only to Chapter 2 (“Introduction and Development of African American Studies”) of your textbook and the course materials, please answer the following briefly but, in as much detail as possible. The more thorough and complete your responses, the better prepared you will be for the MidTerm Exam.
5) Afrocentricity v. Eurocentricity
7) Blackness or Black consciousness
8) Describe the rise and development of African American Studies. How did it emerge and why? How did it change colleges and universities throughout the United States? Why was it needed then and how is it still a crucial part of educational campuses today?