Grassroots Garveyism : The Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Rural South, 1920-1927Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (301 p.)ISBN: 9780807872789Subject(s): African American political activists -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | African Americans -- Race identity --Southern States -- History -- 20th century | African Americans -- Southern States -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Black nationalism -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 -- Influence | Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 | Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century | Southern States -- Rural conditions | Universal Negro Improvement Association -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Grassroots Garveyism : The Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Rural South, 1920-1927DDC classification: 305.896073 LOC classification: E185.61 .R745 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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attachment; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Rediscovering Southern Garveyism; 1 Antecedents; 2 Lessons; 3 Growth; 4 Members; 5 Appeal; 6 Transition; Epilogue: Legacy; Appendix A. UNIA Divisions in the Eleven States of the Former Confederacy; Appendix B. Numbers of Southern Members of UNIA Divisions by State; Appendix C. Numbers of Sympathizers Involved in Mass Meetings and Petitions for Garvey's Release from Jail and Prison, 1923-1927; Appendix D. Phases of Organization of UNIA Divisions in the South by State; Appendix E. Ministers as Southern UNIA Officers, 1926-1928
Appendix F. Profiles of UNIA Members in Georgia, Arkansas, and Mississippi, 1922-1928, and NAACP Branch Leaders in Georgia, 1917-1920Appendix G. Women Organizers in the UNIA in the South, 1922-1928; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
The black separatist movement led by Marcus Garvey has long been viewed as a phenomenon of African American organization in the urban North. But as Mary Rolinson demonstrates, the largest number of Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) divisions and Garvey's most devoted and loyal followers were found in the southern Black Belt. Tracing the path of organizers from northern cities to Virginia, and then from the Upper to the Deep South, Rolinson remaps the movement to include this vital but overlooked region.Rolinson shows how Garvey's southern constituency sprang from cities, c
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