The Mis-Education of the Negro

The Mis Education of the Negro is one of the most important books on education ever written Carter G Woodson shows us the weakness of Euro centric based curriculums that fail to include African American history and culture This system mis educates the African American student failing to prepare them for success and to give them an adequate sense of who they are within the system that they must live Woodson provides many strong solutions to the problems he identifies A must read for anyone working in the education field


The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861

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The MIS-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson and the Willie Lynch Letter by Willie Lynch

The Mis Education of the Negro originally published in by Dr Carter Godwin Woodson is arguably his greatest book The thesis of The Mis Education of the Negro is that African Americans of his time were being culturally indoctrinated rather than taught in American schools This conditioning he claims causes African Americans to become dependent and to seek out inferior places in the greater society of which they are a part He challenges his readers to become autodidacts and to do for themselves regardless of what they were taught The Willie Lynch Letter written by Willie Lynch is widely considered to be one of the top most controversial books of all time For many The Willie Lynch Letter is required reading for various courses and curriculums And for others The Willie Lynch Letter is simply a highly controversial book that they must have as a reference tool and for self enlightenment This beautifully produced volume which includes both The Mis Education of the Negro and The Willie Lynch Letter should be a part of everyone s personal library


African Myths and Folk Tales

How was the earth formed and where did animals come from Why does the hippopotamus live in water and why do cats chase rats Imaginative answers to these and other age old questions can be found among the rich oral traditions of Africa Generations of listeners have delighted in these fanciful explanations of the natural moral and spiritual worlds which unfold amid a realm of talking animals magic drums tricksters and fairies br Known as the Father of Black History Carter Godwin Woodson was among the first scholars to promote the history and achievements of African Americans His compilation of fables about a jealous blind man a disobedient daughter a rivalry among brothers and other timeless predicaments is punctuated with thought provoking proverbs and gentle humor Told in simple language these tales will enchant readers and listeners of all ages Over sixty evocative illustrations appear throughout the book


The Negro in Our History (1922)

A facsimile of the edition of The Negro in Our History by Carter G Woodson Ph D An essential book for African American libraries and collections


A Century of Negro Migration from the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History

A study of race from Carter G Woodson the creator of Black History Month


The History Of The Negro Church

The History of the Negro Church By Carter G Woodson Ph D


A Century of Negro Migration and Other Works

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Carter G. Woodson: A Historical Reader

This unique study emphasizes on the writings of Carter G Woodson that focus on the areas of Pan Africanism Black Labor History Education and Intellectual Thoughtual Though which examines the ideas and philosohphy of the African american Experience in palce and time while at the same time seeks to locate a repertoire of an African american collectiveness consciousness


Stolen Legacy: Also Includes the MIS-Education of the Negro and the Willie Lynch Letter

Challenging the notion that civilization started in Greece this uncompromising classic attempts to prove that the true authors of Greek philosophy were not Greeks but Egyptians The text asserts that the praise and honor blindly given to the Greeks for centuries rightfully belong to the people of Africa and argues that the theft of this great African legacy led to the erroneous world opinion that the African continent has made no contribution to civilization Quoting such celebrated Greek scholars as Herodotus Hippocrates Aristotle Thales and Pythagoras who admit to the influence of Egyptian studies in their work this edition sheds new light on traditional philosophical and historical thought Originally published in this book features a new introduction