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Amiri Baraka and the Congress of African People : History and Memory

By: Simanga, Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Contemporary Black History: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (209 p.).ISBN: 9781137080653.Subject(s): African American political activists -- Biography | African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 | Black power -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Congress of African Peoples -- History | National liberation movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Simanga, Michael, 1954-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Amiri Baraka and the Congress of African People : History and MemoryDDC classification: 323.1196/0730904 | 323.11960730904 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Born into the Storm; 2 Black Power: Th e Context of CAP; 3 Th e Founding of CAP and Emergence of Amiri Baraka as a National Political Leader; 4 Th e Black Arts Movement and CAP; 5 Ideology and Ideological Development; 6 Maulana Karenga, Amiri Baraka, and Kawaida; 7 Amina Baraka and the Women in CAP; 8 Revolutionary Kawaida; 9 CAP and the United Front; 10 Transition to Marxism; 11 Black Marxist-Leninists and the New Communist Movement; 12 Transformed; 13 Lessons
Appendix A: Organizations Represented at the Founding Meeting of the Congress of African PeopleAppendix B: Congress of African People Chapters in 1975; Appendix C: Programmatic Statement of Black Panther Party; Appendix D: Republic of New Africa Declaration of Independence-1968; Appendix E: Congress of African Peoples Ideological Statement-1970; Appendix F: National Black Agenda: Black Candidate Pledge 1972; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This important look at CAP combines historical research and analysis with the author's first-hand experience with the organization, providing the first historical narrative of a consequential player in the Black Power Movement.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Born into the Storm; 2 Black Power: Th e Context of CAP; 3 Th e Founding of CAP and Emergence of Amiri Baraka as a National Political Leader; 4 Th e Black Arts Movement and CAP; 5 Ideology and Ideological Development; 6 Maulana Karenga, Amiri Baraka, and Kawaida; 7 Amina Baraka and the Women in CAP; 8 Revolutionary Kawaida; 9 CAP and the United Front; 10 Transition to Marxism; 11 Black Marxist-Leninists and the New Communist Movement; 12 Transformed; 13 Lessons

Appendix A: Organizations Represented at the Founding Meeting of the Congress of African PeopleAppendix B: Congress of African People Chapters in 1975; Appendix C: Programmatic Statement of Black Panther Party; Appendix D: Republic of New Africa Declaration of Independence-1968; Appendix E: Congress of African Peoples Ideological Statement-1970; Appendix F: National Black Agenda: Black Candidate Pledge 1972; Bibliography; Index

This important look at CAP combines historical research and analysis with the author's first-hand experience with the organization, providing the first historical narrative of a consequential player in the Black Power Movement.

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<p>Michael Simanga holds a doctorate in African American Studies from the Union Institute and University, USA and teaches in the Department of African American Studies at Georgia State University. He is the author of the novel In the Shadow of the Son (1998) and co-editor of 44 on 44 (2011).</p>

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