Richard B. Moore, Caribbean Militant in Harlem

Richard B. Moore, Caribbean Militant in Harlem : Collected Writings 1920-1972

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"[This] critical edition of a selection of Richard B. Moore's essays closes one more gap in the astonishing history of twentieth-century Afro-American nationalism." --Journal of American History"This first collection of Moore's writings... [is] a welcome and important contribution to scholarship concerned with the political and intellectual history of African peoples in general and of African peoples in the Americas, in particular.... an inspiration to those who follow after to study and emulate his life and achievement." --Journal of American Ethnic Historyshow more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 20mm | 458.13g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Midland Book ed.
  • 23 b&w photographs
  • 0253207592
  • 9780253207593

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Introduction: The Caribbean Background of Richard B. Moore, by Franklin W. Knight I. Richard B. Moore and His Works, by Joyce Moore Turner I. From Barbados to Harlem II. Radical Politics III. The Pan-Caribbean Movement IV. The oAwaymanO Returns to Barbados V. Collecting Richard B. MooreOs Speeches and Writings Notes to Part I II. Speeches and Writings, edited by W. Burghardt Turner and Joyce Moore Turner VI. The Caribbean Viewed from Harlem Caribbean Unity and Freedom (1964) VII. Early Harlem Agitation Bogalusa (1920) Statement and Resolution at Congress of the League Against Imperialism and For National Independence (1927) An Open Letter to Mr. A. Philip Randolph (1928) Housing and the Negro Masses (1928) Statement on Housing before the New York State Legislature (1928) Problems and Struggles of the Negro Workers (1929) Excerpts from Mr. President: Free the Scottsboro Boys (1934) VIII. Harlem and Pan-African Politics Africa Conscious Harlem (1963) Du Bois and Pan-Africa (1965) IX. Afro-American History The Frederick Douglass Centenary (1941) The Negro in FreedomOs Wars (1941) Frederick Douglass and Emancipation (1963) Afro-Americans and Third Party Movements (1969) Afro-Americans and Radical Plitics (1969) X. Rcism and Imperialism The Name oNegroO--Its Origin and Evil Use (1960) Book Review of ManOs Most Dangerous Myth et al. (1964) Introduction to oA New Look at African HistoryO: (1964) The Passing of Churchill and Empire (1965) Excerpts from Caribs, oCannibals,O and Human Relations (1972) XI. The Pan-Caribbean Movement in Harlem Delcaration of Rights of the Caribbean Peoples to Self-Determination and Self-Government (1940) A Reply to Cordell Hull (1940) Appeal to the United Nations Conference on International Organization on Behalf of the Caribbean Peoples (1945) Reply by Richard B. Moore to Mr. Sabben-Claire (1947) Memorandum on Federation and Self-Government of the West Indies (1947) Statement before the Platform Committee of the New Party (1948) Speech on Caribbean Federation at the Luncheon Meeting for Lord Listowel (1953) XII. Caribbean Freedom and Nationhood Independent Caribbean Nationhood--Has It Been Achieved or Set Back? (c. 1962) Culture, College and People in the Caribbean (1965) Remarks at Guyana Independence Celebration (1966) The Second Independence Anniversary (1968) XIII. In Conclusion Dear Sylvia (1960) For Lorraine Hansberry (1965) Bibliography: The Writings of Richard B. Moore Indexshow more

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"[This] critical edition of a selection of Richard B. Moore's essays closes one more gap in the astonishing history of twentieth-century Afro-American nationalism." Journal of American History "This first collection of Moore's writings ... [is] a welcome and important contribution to scholarship concerned with the political and intellectual history of African peoples in general and of African peoples in the Americas, in particular... an inspiration to those who follow after to study and emulate his life and achievement." Journal of American Ethnic Historyshow more

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