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- ‘The Afrocentrist contends that passion can never be a substitute for argument as argument should not be a substitute for passion.’
- ‘Will Black nationalists be represented, will Afrocentrists be there, or will even White nationalists be included?’
- ‘By and large, nineteenth-century Afrocentrists accepted a single, Northern European model of ‘civilization,’ which they usually saw as interchangeable with ‘culture.’’
- ‘As an Afrocentrist, I am committed to divesting my cultural and social investment in European cultural thought and behavior and to increase my exercise of African cultural thought and behavior.’
- ‘A rollcall of Afrocentrists in the African Diaspora, since the 18th century, would include the inspirer of the Haitian liberation struggle.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.