The Rise and Fall of the Garvey Movement in the Urban South, by Claudrena N. Harold

By Claudrena N. Harold

The upward push and Fall of the Garvey move within the city South offers the 1st special exam of the common Negro development Association's upward push, maturation, and eventual decline within the city South among 1918 and 1942. It examines the ways that Southern black staff fused locally-based traditions, ideologies, and methods of resistance with the Pan-African time table of the UNIA to create a dynamic and multifaceted move. A testomony to the multidimensionality of black political subjectivity, Southern Garveyites shaped a politics reflective in their foreign, local, and native attachments. relocating past the standard specialize in long island and the charismatic character of Marcus Garvey, this booklet situates black staff on the heart of its research and goals to supply a much-needed grassroots viewpoint at the Garvey move. greater than easily supplying a local background of 1 of an important Pan-African routine of the 20th century, The upward thrust and Fall of the Garvey circulation within the city South demonstrates the ways that racial, classification, and spatial dynamics led to complicated, and from time to time competing articulations of black nationalism.

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