Discuss the roles of Marcus Garvey and W. E.B Dubois in the nationalist struggle in Africa
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The nationalist struggle in most African countries started in the 1950s and 1960s. This resistance to colonial rule culminated in a string of independence for many countries in the 1960s and 1970s. Some of the most noted African leaders that pioneered nationalist struggles within their countries include Thomas Sankara (Burkino Faso) and Kwame Nkrumah (Ghana). However, African nationalistic sentiments were not only confined to those who resided in the Africa.. Sentiments about the nationalist struggle in Africa also spread to the United Sates and Britain. In the United States, ideas about the nationalist struggles in Africa often took the form of Pan-Africanism.
Pan-Africanism sought to unite Africans and overcome tensions between ethnicities by stressing the similarities and connections among all Africans. The two most notable leaders of early Pan-Africanism were Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) and W. E. B. ...
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