Maroonage, African Diaspora, African Diasporic Cultural Traditions, Community Autonomy, Education, Independent Black Institutions
Amari Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Africology and African American Studies. He received his PhD in Anthropology from the University at Texas at Austin. His work includes maroonage and the development of independent Black educational institutions.
“We Are the Maroons: African-Centered Education and Homeschooling.” (In Progress)
“Institutional Maroonage: An African Diasporic Cultural Tradition.” (In Progress)
“Quilombagem: Maroon as Subject.” (In Progress)
(2015) “MOVE Rocky: Memory and Monuments in Philadelphia,” Monument Lab Newspaper
(2013) “Murals in the City of Brotherly Love.” Hycide Magazine: Subculture, Art, Conflict
(2013) “Love Over Everything.” Hycide Magazine: Subculture, Art, Conflict
(2012) “The Spirit That Protects the Youth: Maroonage, African-Centered Education, and the Case of Kamali Academy in New Orleans, Louisiana.” Dissertation.
(2012) “Sticky Pages.” Hycide Magazine: Subculture, Art, Conflict. 52-55.(2011) Spring Chicken’s Revenge: Tall Tales and Small Stories. New Jersey: Scattered People Arts.(2007) Review: “Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba” by Robin D. Moore, in Souls: a Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 9(2).