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The Status Quo

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter is about the consequences of the 1966 ICJ ruling. It begins by outlining the impact of the decision within the African nationalist community. Backed into a corner by impatient liberation ... More


The Tide of Preparation

Adam Ewing

in The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how, during a period of limited political opportunities, in which African American activism was fraught with danger, Garveyites had built a massive political movement committed to ... More


The Black University and the “Total Community”

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the ideal of the “Black University,” a crucial theoretical framework for the politics of institution building in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The Black University, a concept ... More


The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Adam Ewing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887–1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had ... More


Tanzania: Site of Diaspora Aspiration

Monique A. Bedasse

in Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter sets the pan-African context in which the repatriation occurs. In particular, it explains the rise of Tanzania as a safe haven for African freedom fighters and radical diasporic Africans ... More


The Black Institution Depression

Russell Rickford

in We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199861477
eISBN:
9780190455637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861477.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the political and social crises that undermined the quest for Pan African nationalist institutions in the mid- to late 1970s. The external repression and internal conflicts that ... More


“Collective Scholarship”: Developing and Promoting Synthetic Analyses

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the IBW's publications, Monthly Report and Black World View. These publications show how the IBW moved beyond ideological sectarianism, as well as the growing dissension among ... More


Liberating Negroes Everywhere: Cyril Briggs, the African Blood Brotherhood, and Radical Pan-Africanism

Minkah Makalani

in In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835043
eISBN:
9781469602516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869161_makalani.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Cyril Valentine Briggs joined a group of black Socialists in Harlem to establish the African Blood Brotherhood for African Liberation and Redemption (ABB). They fashioned ... More


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