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Karen Armstrong On Politics And Education Summary

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Armstrong had strong views on politics, race, and education. He believed that his

form of education would save Black people from themselves. It appears that he felt like a savior to a doomed group of people who were living in a depraved state. They required direction, guidance, and education provided by White people to improve their current conditions. He further believed that domination and democracy were interconnected, and Black people strongly desired to be a part of society (Watkins, 2001, p.60-61).
Armstrong's view on politics & the political economy of the south was that he recognized that the "negro problem" was the key to America's future. “The solution to this problem is to properly situate the newly freed slaves in society, if
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