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Black Nationalism In American Politics And Thought

Author : Dean E. Robinson
ISBN : 0521626277
Genre : Political Science
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Revisits the arguments supporting separate black statehood from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.

Black Visions

Author : Michael C. Dawson
ISBN : 0226138615
Genre : History
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This stunning book represents the most comprehensive analysis to date of the complex relationships between black political thought and black political identity and behavior. Ranging from Frederick Douglass to rap artist Ice Cube, Michael C. Dawson brilliantly illuminates the history and current role of black political thought in shaping political debate in America.

The Golden Age Of Black Nationalism 1850 1925

Author : Wilson Jeremiah Moses
ISBN : 9780195206395
Genre : Religion
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Discusses the work of Crummell, DuBois, Douglass, and Washington, looks at the literature of Black nationalism, and identifies trends and goals of Black Americans

Classical Black Nationalism

Author : Wilson J. Moses
ISBN : 9780814764282
Genre : History
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Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in modern black nationalist leaders such as Stokely Carmichael and Malcolm X. But what of the ideological precursors to these modern leaders, the writers, and leaders from whose intellectual legacy modern black nationalism emerged? Wilson Jeramiah Moses, whom the Village Voice called one of the foremost historians of black nationalism, has here collected the most influential speeches, articles, and letters that inform the intellectual underpinnings of contemporary black nationalism, returning our focus to black nationalism at its inception. The goal of early black nationalists was the return of the African-American population to Africa to create a sovereign nation-state and to formulate an ideological basis for a concept of national culture. Most early black nationalists believed that this return was directed by the hand of God. Moses examines the evolution of black nationalist thought through several phases, from its proto-nationalisic phase in the late 1700s through a hiatus in the 1830s, through its flourishing in the 1850s, its eventual eclipse in the 1870s, and its resurgence in the Garvey movement of the 1920s. Moses provides us with documents that illustrate the motivations of both whites and blacks as they sought the removal of the black population. We hear from Thomas Jefferson, who held that it was self-evident that black and white populations could not intermingle on an equal basis or merge to form one happy society, and who toyed with the idea of a mass deportation of the black American population. We see that the profit motive is an important motive behind any nationalist movement in the letters between African American capitalists Paul Cuffe and James Forten. Among the more difficult selections to classify in this collection, Robert Alexander Young's Ethiopian Manifesto prophesied the coming of a prophetic liberator of the African race. The Christian nature of nineteenth century black nationalism is evident in Blyden's The Call of Providence. Moses rounds out the volume with contributions from more well- known voices such as those of Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Dubois, and others. Classical Black Nationalism will serve as a point of departure for anyone interested in gaining a foundational knowledge of the disparate voices behind this often discussed but seldom understood movement.

Encyclopedia Of African American Politics

Author : Robert C. Smith
ISBN : 9781438130194
Genre : African Americans
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An A to Z presentation of over 400 articles on African American politics and notable people, from the abolitionist movement to Whitney Young.

Black Power Ideologies

Author : John Mccartney
ISBN : 1566391458
Genre : Political Science
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In a systematic survey of the manifestations and meaning of Black Power in America, John McCartney analyzes the ideology of the Black Power Movement in the 1960s and places it in the context of both African-American and Western political thought. He demonstrates, though an exploration of historic antecedents, how the Black Power versus black mainstream competition of the sixties was not unique in American history. Tracing the evolution of black social and political movements from the 18th century to the present, the author focuses on the ideas and actions of the leaders of each major approach. Starting with the colonization efforts of the Pan-Negro Nationalist movement in the 18th century, McCartney contrasts the work of Bishop Turner with the opposing integrationist views of Frederick Douglass and his followers. McCartney examines the politics of accommodation espoused by Booker T. Washington; W.E.B. Du Bois's opposition to this apolitical stance; the formation of the NAACP, the Urban League, and other integrationist organizations; and Marcus Garvey's reawakening of the separatist ideal in the early 20th century. Focusing on the intense legal activity of the NAACP from the 1930s to the 1960s, McCartney gives extensive treatment to the moral and political leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his challenge from the Black Power Movement in 1966.

Voices In Black Political Thought

Author : Ricky K. Green
ISBN : 0820472999
Genre : Political Science
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The Black community has historically suffered stasis on the political level. W.E.B. Du Bois originally identified the source of the stasis as a contradiction of political goals within individuals and Black culture. During the last century, the development of African American political organizations has institutionalized this -contradiction of double aims-. That institutionalization is largely due to the energy and resources of two distinct and often contradicting political traditions - Black nationalism and the Black American Jeremiad. It is within a third tradition, Black cultural pluralism, that a possible discourse exists that can address the stasis within the Black community. This book attempts to reconstruct the development of this third tradition and posits it as the most viable source of Black political development."

The Farrakhan Factor

Author : Amy Alexander
ISBN : 0802135978
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A collection of thoughts and essays on the controversial Nation of Islam's Minister Louis Farrakhan discusses his leadership qualities, his beliefs, and his redefinition of black nationalism, community, and African-American leadership, in works by Derrick Bell, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Ron Nixon. Reprint.

Pan African Nationalism In The Americas

Author : James L. Conyer
ISBN : 1592212263
Genre : Political Science
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As one of the pioneering scholars in the discipline of Africana Studies, John Henrik Clarke spent majority of his adult life, researching, rescuing, constructing, debating, and preserving the study of African world history. His unique style and analysis postured from a Pan Africanist perspective, is one of the lasting contributions Clarke dispensed to students and life long learners. This volume is a compilation of unpublished critical essays solicited by selected scholars and reprinted articles of Clarke. The subject categories are in the subject areas of: Critical essays, Black Nationalism, Africana thought and biography, Africana historiography, narratives, and global Pan Africanist political thought. Moreover, in reviewing the scholarship of Clarke, he sequentially queried the privilege of selected cultural groups and the systematic subordination of others. Indeed, these questions regulate the parameters of who decides who gets what and why Clarke was concerned about issues of equity, but prioritized issues and schema of moral and ethical behavior of humans. Still with an ardent and critical analysis concerning the status of Africa world affairs, Clarke was a humanist, who dedicated himself to the advance the social, political, and economic condition of African people throughout the world.

African American Political Thought

Author : Marcus D. Pohlmann
ISBN : 0415942845
Genre : Political Science
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This new collection of articles provides comprehensive coverage of major and minor figures in the history of African American politics, from Colonial America to the present. Organized around pivotal conflicts and debates, this six-volume set includes a vast array of original articles, speeches, statements, and documents from African American thinkers such as Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Dubois, Langston Hughes, Martin Luther King, Roy Wilkins, Malcolm X, Angela Davis, Booker T. Washington, Elijah Muhammed, Jesse Jackson, and may more.

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