The Isis Papers Quotes by Frances Cress Welsing
7 things you would have learned if you read ‘The Isis Papers’ by Dr. Frances Cress Welsing
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As I shared with my dearest friend, Uchenna Edeh , it did not matter how many history books I had read, if I did not have a psychological understanding of the system that destroyed black history, my education would have been incomplete. In his book, Civilization or Barbarism , Cheikh Anta Diop outlines the three factors of cultural identity: an historical factor; a linguistic factor; and a psychological factor. Therefore, historical consciousness is not enough. Knowing our history is just one move on the planetary game of chess between African and European peoples. Recognizing what his-story has done to our psyche and why we are still psychologically enslaved is another. The Isis Papers centres all my learning.
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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing (The Isis Papers) on The Ahmad X Morton Show
During the course of the struggle of African people against European racism , brutality and domination , many innovation thinkers have risen from our ranks. The greatest and most courageous scholars have devoted their lives to the pursuit of an explanation for the virtually inherent animosity most white people appear to have toward people of color. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description CW Publishing,
Her essay, The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism White Supremacy ,  offered her interpretation on the origins of what she described as white supremacy culture. Her father, Dr. Henry N. Cress, was a physician, and her mother, Ida Mae Griffen, was a teacher. In , she earned a B. In the s, Welsing moved to Washington, D.
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