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JCC to host presentation on Afrocentricity as part of Black History Month

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WATERTOWN — In celebration of Black History Month, Jefferson Community College will present “A Conversation with Dr. Molefi Kete Asante” at 2 p.m. Friday via Zoom.

Mr. Asante is the chair of Africology and African American studies at Temple University. He introduced the concept of Afrocentricity and has written and co-authored more than 90 books. In his latest work, a collaboration with another educator, Mr. Asante explores what it means to be human, the myth of race and the importance of common identity.

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