Explore BrainMass

Marcus Garvey and W. E.B Dubois in the nationalist struggle

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

Discuss the roles of Marcus Garvey and W. E.B Dubois in the nationalist struggle in Africa

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 1:48 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Thank you for using Brainmass.

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. ...

Solution Summary

This solution examines the roles that Marcus Garvey and W. E.B Dubois played in the nationalist struggle in Africa.

Similar Posting

African American religion

1. In regards to theological discourse, the church and society, what is the significance of color symbolism, the problem of the color line as manifested in a valuation of whiteness and devaluation of blackness?

2. What are the two fundamental factors contributing to the birth of the independent African American church in American. Where did it originate? Why? Clarify the theological dynamics of the color line and its impact.

3. What is the analysis of E. Franklin Frazier's discussion of "The Negro Church and Assimilation" in light of W. E. B. DuBois's discussion, of "Of The Faith of the Fathers".

4. What does Howard Thurman's discussion of "The Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death", say about the lasting value and quality of the African American religious experience? What is the reason there is an absence of "the Negro Spirituals" as an integral part of worship in present day African American congregations.

5. Based on Albert Roboteau's discussion of Black Destiny in the Nineteenth Century, what theologically does the phrase, "Ethiopia Shall Soon Stretch Forth Her Hands", relative to the African American church, on the one hand, taking the lead in the quest for assimilation and social integration and, on the other hand, taking the lead in the quest for social separation, Pan-Africanism, and the back to African movement.

6. What does it mean that the African American church, along with being the vanguard of social, economic and political activism in the African American community, has since its inception remains on the cutting edge of social change in society.

View Full Posting Details