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“The Time for Freedom Has Come”: Black Leadership in the Age of Decolonization

Alvin B. Tillery

in Between Homeland and Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Black Leadership in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448973
eISBN:
9780801461019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448973.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter demonstrates how the political context of black politics shifted in response to the decolonization movements that swept across Africa beginning in the 1950s. Both the black elite and the ... More


Identity Politics and the Right/Left Convergence

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

in Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses conservative opposition to decolonization movements. Right-wing polemicists accused pioneers of multicultural “identity politics” of causing racial “balkanization” and “ethnic ... More


Sixth Echo: American Crescendo, 1945–1974

George Athan Billias

in American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the sixth “echo” of American constitutionalism: the period between 1945 and 1974. The United States became a superpower after World War II, its constitutionalism intact, when ... More


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