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Black Power beyond Borders
The Global Dimensions of the Black Power Movement
Edited by Nico Slate
 
 
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28 Nov 2012
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Black Power burst seemingly out of nowhere in 1966 - a maelstrom of racial pride, anger, and violence that threatened the civil rights movement and challenged the very fabric of American society. Or at least that's how many have come to understand the story. In truth, the historical phenomenon of Black Power is older, richer, and more global than is commonly understood. From Harlem and Oakland to India and Israel, it inspired and defined political movements that challenged boundaries throughout the world. In this truly groundbreaking volume, figures as varied as Angela Davis and Stevie Wonder are considered alongside lesser-known Black Power organizations like the Polynesian and Dalit Panthers, illuminating the transnational contours of the Black Power movement.


Description

Black Power burst seemingly out of nowhere in 1966 - a maelstrom of racial pride, anger, and violence that threatened the civil rights movement and challenged the very fabric of American society. Or at least that's how many have come to understand the story. In truth, the historical phenomenon of Black Power is older, richer, and more global than is commonly understood. From Harlem and Oakland to India and Israel, it inspired and defined political movements that challenged boundaries throughout the world. In this truly groundbreaking volume, figures as varied as Angela Davis and Stevie Wonder are considered alongside lesser-known Black Power organizations like the Polynesian and Dalit Panthers, illuminating the transnational contours of the Black Power movement.


Reviews

'This path-breaking collection offers new insights into the global resonances of Black Power in such unexpected locales as New Zealand, Israel, and India, while also situating the US Black Power movement and its antecedents within the political and cultural traditions, and collective memory, of the African diaspora. Scholars and lay readers alike will find this a rewarding collection that dramatically transforms their understandings of the movement.' - Penny Von Eschen, professor of History, University of Michigan, USA


Contents

Introduction. The Borders of Black Power; Nico Slate
PART I: THE ROOTS OF BLACK POWER
1. Rethinking Radicalism: African Americans and the Liberation Struggles in Somalia, Libya, and Eritrea, 1945-1949; Carol Anderson
2. The Activism of George McCray: Confluence and Conflict of Pan-Africanism and Transnational Labor Solidarity; Yevette Richards
3. When the Panther Travels: Race and the Southern Diaspora in the History of the BPP, 1964 – 1972; Donna Murch
PART II: THE PANTHERS ABROAD
4. The Black Panthers of Israel and the Politics of the Radical Analogy; Oz Frankel
5. The Polynesian Panthers and The Black Power: Surviving Racism and Colonialism in Aotearoa New Zealand; Robbie Shilliam
6. The Dalit Panthers: Race, Caste, and Black Power in India; Nico Slate
PART III: THE POWER IN BLACK POWER
7. 'They've lynched our savior, Lumumba in the old fashion Southern Style': The Conscious Internationalism of American Black Nationalism; Yohuru Williams
8. From Black Power to a Revolution of Values: Grace Lee Boggs and the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.; Scott Kurashige
9. Music is a World: Stevie Wonder and the Sound of Black Power; Kevin Gaines


Authors

Nico Slate is an Assistant Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He is the author of Colored Cosmopolitanism: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States and India (2012).