Topics and Guests: W.E.B. Du Bois' Double Consciousness; and U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Joining Africa Now! today to discuss his book Lifting the Veil over Eurocentrism: The Du Boisian Hermeneutic of Double Consciousness is Dr. Joseph Evans. Dr. Joseph Evans presents a critical analysis of Eurocentrism and its global and grave influences over the socio-marginalized, namely people of African descent and people of color. Dr. Joseph Evans, is the pastor of Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Washington, DC. He serves as an adjunct instructor of homiletics at The divinity School, Howard University and Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. Reverend Evans has published numerous essays that include "The DuBoisian Prophetic Tradition" in The African American Pulpit (Winter 20009-10).
This week Africa Now! continues its series of programs to focus on what the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit really means for people on the African continent and beyond with an extract taken from the session "Empowered Africa: A Progressive Dialogue on Sustainability, Peace and Democracy" which took place on Monday, August 4 at Howard University. The event was presented by US-Africa Network, Howard University African Studies Department, ActionAid USA, Africa Focus, Priority Africa Network, and Unchain Africa Press. In the recording Ms. Mofya of Oxfam presents her analysis of what the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit means. Ms. Brenda Mofya, of the Liaison Office of Oxfam with the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is the Pan-Africa Policy Advisor on peace security and humanitarian affairs working with Oxfam partners in six conflict countries.
Originally broadcast on WPFW 89.3FM, Washington, DC. Tune into Africa Now! live on WPFW 89.3 FM in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area or visit www.wpfwfm.org on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:00PM (Eastern).