Erasing Invisibility, Inequity and Social Injustice of Africans in the Diaspora and the Continent now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Erasing Invisibility, Inequity and Social Injustice of Africans in the Diaspora and the Continent, edited by Omiunota N. Ukpokodu and Peter Otiato Ojiambo.
This volume engages the reader in understanding past and contemporary critical issues in African scholarship, both in the diaspora and on the continent, that have been marginalized, unexamined, and under-researched, and proposes ways to make them visible. The book is timely as it imagines and reimagines scholarship on Africans in the diaspora and on the continent. It is bold, and authentically unpacks African immigrants’ individual and collective cultural, educational, social, and institutional experiences, especially in the context of US Pk-12 schools as they navigate and negotiate transnational spaces regarding identity and shifting positionalities. The editors and contributors, who are themselves African immigrants, exemplify their spirits of Sankofa as they look back to their roots in order to give back to their “Motherland” by fighting for the visibility, equity and social justice of Africans in the diaspora and on the continent. The book proposes critical and insightful ideas that educators, researchers, policy makers, social and human services, and community leaders will find valuable. Continue reading