- Legitimizes african stores of knowledge.
- Positively exploits and scaffolds productive community and cultural practices.
- Extends and builds upon the indigenous language.
- Reinforces community ties and idealizes services to one's family, community, nation, race, and world.
- Promotes positive social relationships,
- Imparts a worldview that idealizes a positive, sufficient future for one's people without denying the self-worth and right to self-determination of others.
- Supports cultural continuity while promoting crtitical consciousness.
Out of honor and respect for our ancestors, we need to began to protest and construct an alternative to the existing education Afrikan children and youth receive. We need to demand an education that speaks to their heritage and history. The alternatives need to be culturally sensitive to ALL children and youth.