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For decades Black intellectuals have tried to come up with different African philosophies and new ideas to  help their Black brothers.  I am Because we are  is no exception to this. In this brilliant work Black thinkers  from the distant past to the present disclose an African-rooted tradition of philosophy. Commencing with  the Egyptian Ptahhotep teachings and move on to essays on negritude by other thinkers: the collection  focuses on a central theme of the meaning of individual life in community Garvey was unique in advancing a Pan-African philosophy to inspire a global mass movement focusing on Africa known as Garveyism .  Garvey went to the United States to raise funds to carry on the  work of his Jamaican organizations. He preached to black people to become familiar with their  ancient history and their rich cultural heritage. He called for pride in the black race—for  example, he made black dolls for black children. His was the first voice to clearly demand black  power.  The caribbeam activists marcus garvey and Edward blyden compare and contrast when it comes  to culture, racism and power. They both have the same views of developing their nartion and  took great pride in the black race. They agree upon Africans suffering over certain circumstances  to come back to Africa and revive the land of which they wee torn. The Europeans can recall  their homeland but when it comes to Africans they cant pinpoint the exact area they once had  their ancestry at. They have accepted that they are the lower class and feel they need to rise  above. When it comes to culture, it as the black man’s expense that has gained important 
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course HIST 141 taught by Professor Moon during the Spring '10 term at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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