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The Resource UCLA Center for African American Studies : Maulana Karenga, interviewed by Elston L. Carr

UCLA Center for African American Studies : Maulana Karenga, interviewed by Elston L. Carr

Label
UCLA Center for African American Studies : Maulana Karenga, 1996-1998
Title
UCLA Center for African American Studies
Title remainder
Maulana Karenga
Statement of responsibility
interviewed by Elston L. Carr
Inclusive dates
1996-1998
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview begins with Karenga's childhood in Maryland and the influence of his parents and family on the shaping of his life's mission; it continues through his move to Los Angeles and his time at UCLA. Major topics of discussion include his activism at UCLA and in the Los Angeles community, his philosophy about social change, his beliefs on cultural nationalism and Kawaida, the relationship between the Us organization and the Black Panthers, and efforts to develop a more racially inclusive curriculum
Note
Forms part of: Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Is part of
Additional physical form
Audio recordings also may be accessed in the UCLA Department of Special Collections by special arrangement.
Biography type
individual biography
Biographical or historical data
Maulana Karenga was born on July 14, 1941 in Parsonsburg, Maryland. He received his BA (in 1963) and MA (in 1964) from UCLA, a Ph.D. (in 1976) from United States International University and another Ph.D. (in 1994) from University of Southern California. He has been a professor at various universities (mostly in California) since 1975 and has published in the area of African American and African studies since 1978. He is affiliated with a number of professional and community organizations and has received many awards over the years. Among his many accomplishments, Karenga is credited as being the creator of Kwanzaa.
Cataloging source
CLU
Form designation
oral history transcript
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Location of originals duplicates
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Label
UCLA Center for African American Studies : Maulana Karenga, interviewed by Elston L. Carr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 7.9-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Volume includes index.
  • The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 3rd ed. / compiled by Teresa Barnett (Los Angeles : Oral History Program Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999); available in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiii, 293 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)84140605
  • ucoclc84140605
Terms governing use
Quotation, publication or reproduction permitted, subject to University policy. User must acknowledge the UCLA Department of Special Collections.
Label
UCLA Center for African American Studies : Maulana Karenga, interviewed by Elston L. Carr
Publication
Note
Transcript of a 7.9-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Volume includes index.
  • The UCLA Oral History Program : catalog of the collection. 3rd ed. / compiled by Teresa Barnett (Los Angeles : Oral History Program Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999); available in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
xiii, 293 leaves, bound
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)84140605
  • ucoclc84140605
Terms governing use
Quotation, publication or reproduction permitted, subject to University policy. User must acknowledge the UCLA Department of Special Collections.

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