Kujichagulia

Self-determination in the Afrikan context refers not to the individualist selfhood of Eurocentrism, but rather to the collective selfhood in which the person recognizes that “I am because we are and we are because I am.” Her or she therefore seeks the capacity of the community as a whole to determine its own destiny and govern the use of its resources understanding that that is the crucible within which the realization of their own potential can take place.

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