The Purpose of Education for Black People

The Purpose of Education for Black People

By N Oji Mzilikazi

(Originally published in Montreal Community Contact Volume 21, Number 21)

October 13, 2011

The western educational system was designed to serve the majority population; ensure white hegemony, their enjoyment of privilege and hierarchy reproduction. They built their nationalism and world views of themselves though historically biased and reworked narratives. Contributions of non-white ethnic minorities were relegated to footnote status and overlooked by mainstream histories…

 

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