Black Nationalism in American Politics and Thought by Professor Dean E. Robinson

By Professor Dean E. Robinson

Black Nationalism in American Politics and notion revisits the activism and arguments in help of separate black statehood from the mid-19th century to the current, detailing the methods black nationalism mirrors broader currents in U.S. politics and notion. This ebook demanding situations the concept black nationalism is a undying, unchanging, and anti-assimilationist impulse. It argues that black nationalism within the usa attracts on analogous political technique and pondering specified to express historic eras--often inadvertently reproducing innovations and pondering accountable for racial inequality within the first position.

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I never built any street cars or railroads. The white man built them for your own convenience. 106 Whatever Garvey’s motives for meeting the Imperial Wizard, this act invited great criticism. ” Pickens quipped: “If you are trying to fool the Klan, you have employed a losing stratagem. ”108 W. E. B. Du Bois declared Garvey to be a “lunatic or a traitor . . ”109 Garvey consistently defended his action as a mission of surveillance. ”110 “They are better friends to my race,” Garvey insisted, “for telling us what they are, and what they mean, than all the hypocrites put together with their false gods and religions, notwithstanding .

The Supreme Court rendered a number of decisions that slowly chipped away at the gains blacks had achieved under the protection of civil rights laws. Of course, the Plessy (1896) decision gave legal sanction to the practice of Jim Crow. 22 Black Nationalism in American Politics and Thought The official retreat from Reconstruction was helped by revived and expanded theories of racial hierarchy that appeared even before slavery had been totally abolished. These new theories often made use of an application of Darwinian theory.

The ABB was eventually absorbed by the Communist Party. Equally earnest competition for the support of the black working class came from A. Phillip Randolph and Chandler Owen, socialists who produced the Messenger and pinned their hopes on trade unionism. Anglo-African Nationalism 25 Randolph’s organizing efforts were, however, more successful in the 1930s than in the early 1920s. These organizations appealed directly for mass support. Other organizations, like the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Urban League, did not.

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