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Molefi Kete Asante

Born: Aug 14, 1942

Birthplace: Valdosta

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Molefi Kete Asante

Date of Birth : Aug 14, 1942
Birth Place : Valdosta

Molefi Kete Asante 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 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 author of more than 66 books and the founding editor of the Journal of Black Studies. He is the father of author and filmmaker MK Asante.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Philosopher
  • Editor

Also known as

  • Molefi Asante


  • M. K. Asante
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