This lecture discusses Great Debates in African American history- those of Emancipation, Self-Determination, and Black Liberation.
AFRO 490: Rethinking Theory in Black Studies
This is the fifth and final lecture in the AFRO 490 lecture series. Thislecture focuses on the some of the questions raised by debates in African American history.What is debate? What is a great African American debate? Alkalimat argues there werethree great debates- the Emancipation Debate, the Self-Determination Debate, and theBlack Liberation Debate. He talks about what can be learned from these debates, andaskswhat is the next Great Debate?