Asa Hilliard is the Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Urban Education at Georgia State University. He is also one of the founders of the National Conference on the Infusion of African and African-American Content in the School Curriculum. 50 PLUS is an excerpt of his forthcoming book, The Maroon Within Us, a collection of essays on the socialization of African Americans, which is scheduled to be published in the fall of 1993 by Black Classic Press.
As an annotated bibliography, 50 PLUS is intended for use by students, lay readers, and scholars. It identifies essential references for correcting images that have been distorted by the exploiters of Africa and its people.