Homeschooling, common among white Americans, is showing an increase among African- Americans kids as well. African-Americans now. Ama Mazama Temple University, USA. Mazama is an Associate Professor of African American Studies with a Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, five books and more than. Results 1 – 12 of 13 Egypt vs. Greece and the American Academy: The Debate Over the Birth of Civilization by Asante Molefi Kete Mazama Ama ().

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By taking the constant threat of harassment and discrimination out of the picture, homeschooling provides African-American parents the space and time to educate and socialize their children for optimal personal development.

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Eventually, this becomes a pervasive and potent form of institutional racism. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

As school curricula is Eurocentric, African-Americans find themselves quasi-excluded mazqma the curriculum. Many go out of their way to provide exposure to black people who have achieved greatness in their domain, for instance, literature, science, or history, in an effort not only to educate their children about their history and culture, but also to instill racial pride and confidence in them.

Her list reflects the nature of the curriculum that students mazaka up being exposed to. My research found strong evidence to suggest that racism is far from being a thing of the past.

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This mother-led home education process is commonly observed among homeschoolers. You know the statistics about prisons and all that. However, the reasons for black kids to be homeschooled may not be the same as white kids. They have a plan for my children, and I am not going along with it. African-American homeschooling By taking the constant threat of harassment and discrimination out of the picture, homeschooling provides African-American parents the space and time to educate and socialize their children for mazamw personal development.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Are you an author? Get to Know Us. Thus, for many black parents, homeschooling equates with a refusal to surrender their children to a system that they see as bent on destroying them.


Subscribe to this RSS feed. Learn more about Amazon Prime. English Choose a language for shopping. Mazamx them, it is an act of active and conscious resistance to racism.

This may come as a surprise since, for many, we live in an age of alleged color blindness and post-racialism, characterized by the declining significance of race and racism. My research shows that black parents homeschool their children due to white racism. While the size of my sample does not allow me to claim that it is representative of the whole African-American homeschooling population, it was nonetheless large enough to allow me to capture the main reasons why black parents tend to homeschool their children.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I found covert institutional racism and individual racism still persist and are largely responsible for the persistence of profound racial disparities and inequalities in many social realms.

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