The Black Library
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13 Books That Every African-American Should Have In His/Her Home
The Miseducation of the Negro is a classic work in which Dr. Woodson critiques an antiquated and propagandist education system that left many blacks unable to think for themselves, uplift their race and solve problems confronting their community. Dr. Woodson strongly believed that “miseducated” African-Americans should learn to become self-reliant and sacrifice for the progress of their people, in lieu of seeking higher paying jobs and becoming dependent on their oppressors.