Archive for November, 2002

Not-so-Little White Lies: Education and the Myth of Black Anti-Intellectualism

Published as a ZNet Commentary, www.zmag.org, November 28, 2002 Cherished myths die hard, especially when those myths serve the interests of the more powerful members of a society at the expense of the less powerful. For generations, slave owners ignored their chattels’ humanity, to say nothing of their desire for freedom, even coming up with [...]