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10/8/08 colonialism- metropole (powerful country) controls resources, education (ideological function- don’t be critical of metropole), government, strategic position (waterways, etc.), economy (taxes, captive market, trade), religion (moral and ethical beliefs), media make sure wealth stays with metripole US is a settler colony internal colonialism- both the expropriators and the colonized exist within the same national, political, and economic system and inhabit the same land base present in black ghettos physical separation used by scholars and activists became popularized when civil rights transitioned into black power movement activists who were not necessarily educated were writing books (Black Power) Ture and Hamilton (Ture = Stokely Carmichael) Black Americans are colonized people in 3 spheres: Politics Economics Socially Calls for self-determination during this time, for a separate nation What is the status of black people in American society? What is the black nation? Can you assign it to a land base?- complicates idea of being an
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