Selected Resources for Zachery Williams
'In Search of the Talented Tenth', Inside Higher Education, December 22, 2009 - 3:00am By Scott Jaschik. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/12/22/tenth Accessed Nov 17, 2011.
Harris-Perry, Melissa, “Breaking News: Not All Black Intellectuals Think Alike”, Nation; 6/13/2011, Vol. 292 Issue 24, p10-10, 1p http://ehis.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=ede9cf90-0aee-490c-ac81-bfd3b074dc93%40sessionmgr14&vid=5&hid=6 Accessed Nov 17, 2011. The author comments on an academic debate involving herself, the professor Cornel West, and African American issues related to U.S. President Barack Obama. She illustrates her feelings about the debate by citing a scene from the beginning of the novel "Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison, which depicts white people deriving amusement from the spectacle of African Americans fighting one another.
Wiggan, Greg, “Afrocentricity and the Black Intellectual Tradition: Carter G. Woodson, W. E. B. Du Bois, and E. Franklin Frazier”, Journal of Pan African Studies; 2010, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p128-151, 24p http://ehis.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=4&hid=6&sid=ede9cf90-0aee-490c-ac81-bfd3b074dc93%40sessionmgr14 Accessed Nov 17, 2011
A household name in Black America during much of her lifetime (1863-1931), Ida B.Wells was considered the equal of her well-known African American contemporaries such as Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. http://www.duke.edu/~ldbaker/classes/AAIH/caaih/ibwells/ibwbkgrd.html
Sample Assignment for Zachery Williams
Respond to one of the following essays prompts –