Voices From Twentieth Cenntury Africa edited by Chinweizu

Voices from Twentieth-Century Africa: Griots and Towncriers by Chinweizu

If you have ever wondered whether there were more to African literature than Africa’s Nobel Prize winners, here is the anthology which answers your questions.
Voices …

Moving the Centre by Ngugi wa Thiongo

Moving the Centre: The Struggle For Cultural Freedoms by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Western imperialism’s colonizing efforts in the last four hundred years have lead to a situation where world cultures have been dominated by a handful of …

Dr. Bobby Wright

The Psychopathic Racial Personality & Other Essays by Dr. Bobby Wright

We here at Conscientization 101 would like to thank our brother, Wise Intelligent, for putting us up on our beloved ancestor Dr. Bobby E. Wright …

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Decolonising the African Mind by Chinweizu

In this sequel to The West And The Rest Of Us, Chinweizu examines the colonial mentality, in its various manifestations, and how it has obstructed …

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Afrikan-Centered Consciousness Versus The New World Order: Garveyism in the Age of Globalism by Amos Wilson

In two masterful lectures contained within the pages of this modest text, Dr. Wilson challenges the all too pervasive assumption and false perception that the …

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Barrel of a Pen: Resistance to Repression in Neo-colonial Kenya by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Barrel of a Pen is a collection of essays that vigorously responds to the atmosphere of repression and domination in Kenya. Ngũgĩ argues that the …

Defying The Tomb-C101

Defying the Tomb: Selected Prison Writings and Art of Kevin “Rashid” Johnson featuring exchanges with an Outlaw by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson

Defying the Tomb is a text that defiantly lays to rest the hackneyed bourgeois stance of “we don’t have time to intellectualize, let’s go out …

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The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey, Or, Africa for the Africans by Marcus and Amy Jacques Garvey

Not much to say about this book other than it is essential reading for all African people. Whether or not you see Marcus Garvey as …

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Remembering the Dismembered Continent by Ayi Kwei Armah

1885, Berlin: European and American globalizers set up colonies that impoverished Africans by exporting raw resources to fuel European and American prosperity.
1960s: “Independent” Africa’s rulers, …

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Globalectics: Theory and the Politics of Knowing by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

In this volume, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o summarizes and develops a cross-section of the issues he has grappled with in his work, which uses a combination …