Ramla M. Bandele's Black Star: African American Activism in the International PDF

By Ramla M. Bandele

ISBN-10: 0252033396

ISBN-13: 9780252033391

This e-book describes how the 1st African American mass political association was once capable of achieve help from during the African diaspora to finance the Black famous person Line, a black service provider marine that will shape the foundation of an enclave economic system after global conflict I. Ramla M. Bandele explores the idea that of diaspora itself and the way it's been utilized to the examine of émigré and different ethnic networks.

In characterizing the ancient and political context of the Black celebrity Line, Bandele analyzes the foreign political financial system in the course of 1919-25 and considers the black politics of the period, focusing really on Marcus Garvey's common Negro development organization for its construction of the Black megastar Line. She bargains an in-depth case research of the Black megastar Line as an example of the African diaspora trying to hyperlink groups and perform a transnational political and fiscal undertaking. Arguing that ethnic networks should be valid actors in overseas politics and economics, Bandele additionally indicates, in spite of the fact that, that activists in any given diaspora don't continually functionality as a unit.

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