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The context for this discussion is re-Africanization as a process that locates the learner as the subject who knows and acts, as opposed to the object who is known and acted upon. The learner’s own culture becomes the subject of his or her cultural reality, rather than the cultural realities of others being imposed upon the learner. It is through culture that the essence of humanity is passed down through the generations. Colonialism, racism, and other forms of oppression have been the tools that have denied African descendants their legitimate right to claim knowledge of their contributions to humanity. In order to be free, a people must ultimately claim their history. Amilcar Cabral, scholar, agronomist, and leader of Guinea-Bissau’s independence movement, referred this to ...

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