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Afrocentric

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adjective Af·ro·cen·tric \ˌa-frō-ˈsen-trik\

Definition of Afrocentric

  1. 1 :  centered on or derived from Africa or the Africans

  2. 2 :  emphasizing or promoting emphasis on African culture and the contributions of Africans to the development of Western civilization

Afrocentricityplay \-ˌsen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun
Afrocentrismplay \-ˈsen-ˌtri-zəm\ noun
Afrocentristplay \-ˈsen-trist\ noun or adjective


1966

First Known Use of afrocentric

1966


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