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Black power beyond borders : the global dimensions of the Black power movement

Author: Nico Slate
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. ©2012
Series: Contemporary Black history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Black Power burst out of nowhere in 1966--a saga of pride, anger, and violence that threatened the civil rights movement and challenged the very fabric of America. Or at least that's how it seemed to many Americans. The story of Black Power is older, richer, and more global than many recognize. In "Black Power Beyond Borders", famous figures like Stevie Wonder and the Black Panthers emerge in a new light alongside  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Black power beyond borders.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2012040883
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nico Slate
ISBN: 9781137295064 1137295066
DOI: 10.1057/9781137295064
OCLC Number: 828099476
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages).
Contents: Introduction : the borders of Black power / Nico Slate --
Rethinking radicalism : African Americans and the liberation struggles in Somalia, Libya, and Eritrea, 1945-1949 / Carol Anderson --
The activism of George McCray : confluence and conflict of pan-Africanism and transnational labor solidarity / Yevette Richards --
When the panther travels : race and the southern diaspora in the history of the BPP, 1964-1972 / Donna Murch --
The Black Panthers of Israel and the politics of the radical analogy / Oz Frankel --
The Polynesian panthers and the Black power : surviving racism and colonialism in Aotearoa New Zealand / Robbie Shilliam --
The Dalit Panthers : race, caste, and Black power in India / Nico Slate --
"They've lynched our savior, Lumumba in the old fashion southern style" : the conscious internationalism of American Black nationalism / Yohuru Williams --
From Black power to a revolution of values : Grace Lee Boggs and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. / Scott Kurashige --
Music is a world : Stevie Wonder and the sound of Black power / Kevin Gaines.
Series Title: Contemporary Black history.
Responsibility: edited by Nico Slate.


This groundbreaking volume examines the transnational dimensions of Black Power - how Black Power thinkers and activists drew on foreign movements and vice versa how individuals and groups in other  Read more...
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