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Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic$
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Melina Pappademos

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780807834909

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos

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Introduction At the Crossroads of Republic

Introduction At the Crossroads of Republic

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(p.1) Introduction At the Crossroads of Republic
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Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic
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Melina Pappademos

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos.4

This book begins with the meeting of thirty eminent black leaders, representing the United States, Africa, and the West Indies, in London as European armies installed themselves on the African continent. There the leaders formed a permanent committee of the Pan-African Association and convened a Pan-Africanist conference—arguably the first of several twentieth-century, international, Pan-African congresses meeting to establish Pan-African unity and challenge the horrors of colonialism in Africa and elsewhere—on behalf of the “natives in various parts of the world, viz. South Africa, West Africa, the West Indies, and the United States.” W. E. B. Du Bois delivered the event's culminating address, “To the Nations of the World.” In the opening paragraph, he asked how long power would be used to deny the “darker races” opportunities and privileges in the modern world.

Keywords:   black leaders, European armies, African continent, Pan-African Association, Pan-Africanist conference

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