By James H. Meriwether
Meriwether builds the booklet round seminal episodes in sleek African heritage, together with nonviolent protests opposed to apartheid in South Africa, the Mau Mau conflict in Kenya, Ghana's force for independence lower than Kwame Nkrumah, and Patrice Lumumba's homicide within the Congo. Viewing those occasions in the context in their personal altering lives, particularly in regard to the U.S. civil rights fight, African american citizens have always reconsidered their dating to modern Africa and vigorously debated how top to translate their matters into motion within the foreign arena.
Grounded in black americans' encounters with Africa, this transnational heritage sits astride the prime problems with the 20 th century: race, civil rights, anticolonialism, and the intersections of household race kin and U.S. overseas relations.
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