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  • The History Of Black Nationalism

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    land on Plymouth Rock; the rock was landed on us (X, Malcolm). Since that point in history, over four hundred years ago, Black people in the United States have been fighting to escape the holds of White supremacy. Leaders such as Frederick Douglas, W. E. B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, and many others each fought to win back the dignity and pride that had been stripped of their black brothers and sisters at the hands of racial inequality. This fight has continued on for centuries, and has employed many

  • Black Nationalism

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    1800’s where there were various forms of segregation and racism such as the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan terrorism, Jim- Crow laws, voting restrictions. These negative forces asserted by societal racism were present both pre and post slavery. Although blacks were often seen as being a core foundation for the creation of society and what it is today, they never were given credit for their work although forced. This was due to the various laws and social morals that were sustained for over 100 years throughout

  • The Importance Of Black Nationalism

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    that there are institutes like the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, The Black Panther Party, Sororities, Fraternities, and even Churches were established to preserve and protect the rights of Colored/African-American People. There were also different caucuses whose functions were very similar to the organizations above. I have selected the Georgia Legislative

  • DuBois and Black Nationalism

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    DuBois and Black Nationalism The Epigraph:      “The colored people are coming to face the fact quite calmly that most white Americans do not like them, and are planning neither for their survival, nor their definite future”      W.E.B. DuBois “A Negro Nation within the Nation” The Premise:      Black Nationalism is a pragmatic solution for the success and survival of the oppressed African Americans. The Argument: Black Nationalism is defined by Karenga, as the political belief and practice of

  • Keeping Their Own Identity in Black Nationalism

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    Black Nationalism is chiefly a US political and social movement that was prominent in the 1960’s. The movement sought to acquire economic power and political self-determination, as well as to infuse a sense of community among African Americans. As an alternative to being assimilated by a predominately white nation, black nationalists sought to maintain and promote their separate identity as a people of African ancestry. Hip-hop culture has been a global phenomenon for more than twenty years. When

  • Black Nationalism In African American History

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    potential by seeking opportunities for economic, intellectual and autonomy. Black Nationalism was a call for Black power. It brought about independence from the society and emphasized the collective action of African Americans based on shared heritage and common concerns. This has been the strongest advocate of a racial identity in African American history when it involves the options of integration and Black radicalism. Nationalism can be defined as the nation as an “imagined” political community. The

  • Black Nationalism In The Movie Pariah

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    So the Black Nationalism in everyone has to still stand up for how they are being victimized as a race, and one way to combat that is just to have more African American people who all feel the same to help provide a sense of backup to whatever needs to change. Of course

  • Black Nationalism: Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad, And Malcolm X

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    discusses the significance and far reaching nature of Black Nationalism. The focus is on a few key figures that played a role in influencing the growth and development of the fundamentals of Black Nationalism. These figures include Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad , and Malcolm X. Also, the complexity and a variety of viewpoints on Black Nationalism as a whole are discussed. The focus is placed on the difference between extreme Black Nationalism and more passive manifestations. Lastly, the impact of

  • Maulana Karenga's Black Cultural Nationalism

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    The Black arts movement created a new medium that had its own distinct black aesthetic to bring about and inspire revolutionary change. Karenga’s essay “Black Cultural Nationalism” outlines three distinct components that black art must meet in order to be true black art. These three components are that “it must be functional, collective, and committing.” What this means is that black art must serve a purpose towards revolutionary change. It cannot simple be “art for arts sake” but rather must be

  • Ron Karenga's Black Cultural Nationalism

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    The people of the black culture need a motivating force behind their community. They need a black aesthetic to motivate them and incline them to support the revolution. The black aesthetic itself will not be enough to motivate the people; they will need black art to help them understand what they are supporting. The art in the black culture needs an aesthetic to get the message across to its viewers and allow them to understand the meaning behind pieces of artwork. One of Ron Karenga’s points is

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