Condemned anti egalitarian whites denial of blacks

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Condemned anti-egalitarian whites denial of Blacks rights but did not see Blacks political salvation in the United States but in Africa The new African does not seek an industrial voice alone, but a political voice as well Also advocated economic autonomy Argued for a global Pan-Africanism which sought to free “Africa to the Africans at home and abroad” His Pan-African stance stressed: anti-colonialism, global unity of Blacks and liberation and reconstruction of the African continent He criticized the what he saw as the bankruptcy and hypocrisy of Colonial Christianity attacking Christian control of Africa through mass murder and brutality and Christians preaching brotherhood while everywhere killing Third World People “The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey, or Africa for the Africans” (Garvey’s book) W.E.B. Dubois February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963 First black American to receive PhD from Harvard University in 1895 “The Souls of Black Folk” – (Dubois book) Organic Thinker 3 kinds of historical black leadership response to oppression: Revolt Accommodation Self-realization and Self-development Duboisian Strategy for Moving Black Americans Forward 1. A talented 10 th – an intellectual and political vanguard which would lead Black people to self realization and agency 2. A multidimensional education which would enable Blacks to be effective in society (vocational training should not be only one) 3. He advocated a cultural nationalism and pluralism which stressed pride in Black heritage and unity yet a full and effective membership in American society 4. He insisted on confrontational activities in the struggle for social, political and economic rights and gains
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Lecture 12: April 4, 2013 00:12 PART 1: Africana Critical Theory & The Sociology Project Black Sociology The critical study of the structure and functioning of the Black community as a whole The various units and processes which compose and define it and its relations with people and forces external to it 2 Dichotomous Trends knowledge – as an instrument of hegemony knowledge – as an instrument of liberation *African centered sociology has a relationship to social justice Locations F.O.R.T. – Formation. Oppression. Recovery. Transformation. A.R.R.T. – Agency. Resistance. Recovery. Transformation. Problem People Thesis Genetic and cultural pathology is inherent in the African/Black being Mainstream Sociology Focused on social control and a gradual change in race relations through existing institutional structures Also assigned responsibility to the oppressed for their own oppression, rather than to the effects of institutional inequality, societal restrictions and class imbalances Order Equilibrium Model Society is a structural arrangement made up of interdependent parts, each contributing to the equilibrium of the system Any phenomenon that upsets this equilibrium is regarded as problematic Homeostatic State Emphasized the reactive and pathological in African American life
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