Discuss the African centered scholar focus on the unique African heritage as the prime source of adaptive African American cultural patterns.
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Read: “Developing and African Historiography” (Anderson Thompson) & African-Centered Pedagogy (Merry & New). In 300 words (no less) discuss the African centered scholar focus on the unique African heritage as the prime source of adaptive African American cultural patterns.
2. Read: The Rites of Passage as a Cultural Retooling Process for Black Youth in their Adolescent to Adulthood Transition (Lance Williams) & A Cultural Response to Violence Prevention (Lance Williams). In 300 words (no less) discuss how African centered research on African American youth may help identify indigenous ethnic resources that facilitate adaptive over pathological responses to oppressive role barriers.
3. Read: Toward a Paradigm for Social Work (Mekada J. Graham) & African Black Psychology (Baldwin). In 300 words (no less) discuss how those guided by the African centered doctrine believe that the values of the Eurocentric ideology actually create cultural crises for Blacks that lead to a plethora of social ills.
4.Based on the readings in this section discuss, in 300 words (no less), how the African centered movement that became popular in the late 1980s argued that the period of the transatlantic enslavement trade disconnected Black people from their ability to draw from their indigenous cultural resources, thus limiting Black people’s capacity to transfer salient cultural strengths from one generation to the next. Include how the implications of this cultural discontinuity resulted in persistent problems of identity and cultural ambiguity presently experienced by many Black people. Last, tell if you agree (or don’t) the primary African centered solution to Black peoples’ cultural discontinuity is to engage Black people in the process of cultural reformation, using traditional African cultural paradigms as the basis for a new cultural prototype for Black people.