BirthdayAugust 14, 1942
BirthplaceValdosta, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Molefi Kete Asante

    Full name: Molefi Kete Asante
    Also known as: Molefi Kete Asante, Asante, Molefi Kete
    Professions: American acaedmic
    Occupation: Philosopher

  2. Molefi Kete Asante Biography

    Molefi Kete Asante (/əˈsænteɪ/; born Arthur Lee Smith Jr. on August 14, 1942) is an African-American professor. He is a leading figure in the fields of African-American Studies, African Studies and Communication Studies. He is currently Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Temple University, where he founded the PhD program in African-American Studies, and President of the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies. Asante is widely known for his writings on Afrocentricity, a school of thought that has influenced the fields of sociology, intercultural communication, critical theory, political science, African history, and social work. He is the father of author and filmmaker M. K. Asante. He is the author of more than 66 books and the founding editor of the Journal of Black Studies.

  3. Molefi Kete Asante Family

    Spouse: Ana Yenenga

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