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"Your Majesty's Obedient Servant": A Case Study Of W. E. B. Du Bois And Pan Africanism Within The Context Of Ethiopianism
Your Majesty's Obedient Servant is a Case Study of W.E.B. Du Bois's work within the Pan African context, with specific focus on Ethiopia. In closing his 1931 letter to Emperor Haile Selassie I, Du Bois used the valediction ...
"We Bring Thee Our Laurels Whatever They Be:" A Concise History Of Morgan State Student-Led Protest
Black students were major contributors in the fight for equality and civil rights. By the mid-1930s black college students were members of the “National Student League and the National Association for the Advancement of ...
"After Careful Review”: Commemoration And Activism Among Minority Students At Predominantly Whites Institutions During The Obama Administration 2009–2016
The history of African American students in higher education and their student activism is very important for understanding the predicament that these students face. Education opportunities for black students higher education ...
The Bud Billiken Day Parade And Picnic Among Chicago's Black Community, 1929-2000
The Bud Billiken Day Parade and Picnic was launched on August 11, 1929, by Robert S. Abbott, the founder of the Chicago Defender newspaper, as a token of appreciation for young carriers of the newspaper who contributed to ...
Rayford Whittingham Logan: Pan-Africanist As Journalist, 1921-1950
The scholar-activism of Rayford W. Logan as journalist provides a perspective to critique Western imperialism and racism in the form of public policy affecting black people in Africa and the African Diaspora between 1921 and 1950.
Nina Mae Mckinney: At The Dawn Of Black Hollywood Stardom
The career of Nina Mae McKinney and the appearance of Chick in Hallelujah mark the beginning of a significant rebellion against Hollywood's expectations for black actors and black characters in terms of agency and racial ...
Overlooking The Law: The Practices Against Blacks In Texas From 1821-1872
This study of slavery in Texas concerns how various social practices harmful to blacks was accomplished by overlooking the law between 1680 and 1872 , as demonstrated in slave narratives collected by the Works Progress ...