Asante, Molefi Kete papers 2003 addendum, 1973-2003 | Amistad Research Center
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Title: Asante, Molefi Kete papers 2003 addendum, 1973-2003
Created by: Asante, Molefi K. (1942-)
Received Extent: 2.2 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents: This addition to the papers of educator and scholar Molefi K. Asante consists of departmental correspondence, audio tapes, manuscripts, news clippings and memorabilia. The bulk of the addendum consists of the Department of African American Studies correspondence with Dr. Asante’s peers and students and correspondence from Dr. Asante’s prison files from 1988-2003. The letters from individuals incarcerated around the nation to Dr. Asante request writings about Afrocentricity and discuss individual views about the topic. Correspondence from individuals in Africa can also be found throughout the collection. Audiocassette tapes from the broadcast point to point from May 2002 to July 2003, audiocassettes from lectures and speeches. Numerous articles from news clippings about Dr. Asante or written by him, some professional memorabilia including programs and announcements and five typescript manuscript articles are included. Posters for various lecture series sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies can also be found within the papers. Lastly, Dr. Asante has included his family genealogy chart.