black nationalism

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Black Nationalist

A member of a group of militant black people who urge separatism from white people and the establishment of self-governing black communities.

Black Nationalism n.

black′ na′tionalism

(often caps.)
a social and political movement advocating the separation of blacks and whites and self-government for black people.
black′ na′tionalist, n.
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More specifically, we discuss how Chinese nationalism in the early twentieth century transitioned from its basis in Confucian philosophy to culturalism, nationalism, and international socialism and then intersected with the parallel emergence of a modern African-American nationalism.
Can an emergent African-American nationalism be impervious to the calculations of democratic electoral results?
We learn of Braden's valuable efforts to understand and to explain to readers the development of African-American nationalism and Black Power in the 1960s and 1970s.
In fact, his concern with disciplinary discord occupies an auxiliary place in relation to his trenchant critique of African-American nationalism during the interwar period.
For Harrison, Cruse, and Robinson would have presented formidable challenges to the positions Dawahare's study advances, especially his arguments about the limitations of African-American nationalism.
Ultimately, the kind of rhetorical slippage between nationalism and fascism pervasive in Gilroy's analysis of Black nationalism finds itself in Dawahare's conceptualization of the debate between African-American nationalism and internationalism after WWI.
Both Lee and Haley ignore the long history of African-American nationalism in the USA, preferring to see Malcolm as a "reaction" to white racism and prejudice, rather than as a product of a long and rich protest tradition.
He was committed to the removal of racial separatism, although he at times embraced a sense of African-American nationalism as a necessary first step.
He took an astronomy class on the nature of the universe, a political theory class on anarchy and the Federalist Papers, and a history class on African-American nationalism.
More controversial is his insistence that liberals and leftists not be too quick to dismiss African-American nationalism.

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