The essence of this well-crafted, highly engaging, and readable text is that African women are the persons that should be centered as foundational to where societies form knowledge. This is especially true if societies aspire to be just and humane.
Randal Maurice Jelks
Randal Maurice Jelks is an author, documentary film producer, and professor at the University of Kansas. His latest book is Letters to Martin: Meditations on Democracy in Black America.
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Dying is something we all do. Saints, film stars, Olympic athletes, con artists. I feel calmer every time another cool friend pulls it off; if all these smart, funny people have managed to die, could it be so awful to share their fate? Yet much of what we call culture is created to deny death, or at least distract us from it.