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Jul 05, 2020
HAP 56 - African Personality - Edward BlydenJuly 05, 2020
Edward Blyden gains appreciation for Islam in West Africa and gradually moves from political nationalism to cultural nationalism.
Jun 21, 2020
HAP 55 - Planting the Seeds - James Africanus Beale HortonJune 21, 2020
Africanus Horton looks toward a future of self-government for West Africa beyond slavery and colonialism.
Jun 07, 2020
HAP 54 - Wilson Moses on the Roots of Black NationalismJune 07, 2020
Wilson Moses speaks to us about his research into early black notionalism, as represented by Crummell, Douglass, and others.
May 24, 2020
HAP 53 - Pilgrim’s Progress - Alexander CrummellMay 24, 2020
Alexander Crummell moves from pan-Africanism to reform of African American culture, identifying progressive “civilization” as a means of liberation.
May 10, 2020
HAP 52 - Great White North - Emigration to CanadaMay 10, 2020
Mary Ann Shadd and Samuel Ringgold Ward reflect on what Canada can offer African Americans, differing on the problem of racism.
Apr 26, 2020
HAP 51 - I Read Men and Nations - Sojourner Truth and Frances HarperApril 26, 2020
The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression.
Apr 12, 2020
HAP 50 - Nation Within a Nation - Martin DelanyApril 12, 2020
He is called a “father of black nationalism,” but Martin Delany also promoted integration in American society. Can the apparent tension be resolved?
Mar 29, 2020
HAP 49 - Let Your Motto Be Resistance - Henry Highland GarnetMarch 29, 2020
Henry Highland Garnet encourages, or actually demands, that enslaved Americans throw off their chains and debates Douglass over how best to resist slavery.
Mar 15, 2020
HAP 48 - Happy Holidays - Two Speeches by Frederick DouglassMarch 15, 2020
In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence.
Mar 01, 2020
HAP 47 - Written by Himself - the Life of Frederick DouglassMarch 01, 2020
Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought.