Richard Allen describes the founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1787-1816 / Richard Allen -- Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne reviews the contribution of the Negro church / History of the African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Layman explains "why Negro churches are a necessity" / L.H. Reynolds -- Free African Society of Philadelphia -- African Institution of Boston / Prince Sanders, Thomas Jarvis, and Perry Locks -- First Negro paper: "too long have others spoke for us" / Freedom's Journal -- "To unite the colored people" / David Walker -- "Let us cherish a friendly union with ourselves" / David Nickens -- Paul Cuffe call for the uplift of Africa -- James Forten expresses a deep concern about Africa -- "My soul cleaves to Africa" / Daniel Coker -- Would-be emigrant: "we had rather be gone" / Abraham Camp -- Colored National Convention of 1848 on "complexional" and White institutions -- "Our elevation as a race, is almost wholly dependent upon our own exertions" / Frederick Douglass -- Colored National Convention of 1853: " a national council of the colored people" -- Henry Highland Garnet calls for slave rebellions -- Alabama Negro businessman wants to go to Liberia / S. Wesley Jones -- Black citizens of Cincinnati "seek a home where we may be free" / African Repository -- "People, to be free, must necessarily be their own rulers" / National Emigration Convention -- Continued advancement of the Negro nationality of the new world / James Theodore Holly -- Henry Highland Garnet describes the greatness of Africa -- "We must learn to love ourselves" / A.M.E. Church Review -- "What this race needs in this country is power" / Alexander Crummell -- "Need of ... scholarly men" to "lift up this people of ours" / Alexander Crummell -- Francis J. Grimkè urges Black teachers for Black schools -- "God is a Negro" / Henry M. Turner -- "We wanted to go to a territory by ourselves" / Leader of the Kansas Exodus -- South Carolina exodus to Africa: "Africa is the only land that a colored man can say is his" / African Repository -- Bishop Henry M. Turner demands an indemnity "to go home to Africa" / Henry M. Turner -- "Prophetic liberator of the coloured race" demands an indemnity for a separate territory in the United States / Arthur A. Anderson -- Garvey Movement described: "up, you mighty race" / Roi Ottley -- "Ethiopia shall once more see the day of her glory" / Marcus Garvey -- "We know our rights ... and have the courage to defend them" / T. Thomas Fortune -- "Negro can grow only .... in his own sphere, as God intended" / William Hooper Councill -- Booker T. Washington urges "cultivating ... faith in the race" -- Colored convention recommends Negro support for Negro business -- "Negroes should now begin to support Negroes" / Fred R. Moore -- Kansas City businessman urges Negroes to "patronize the colored man" / Report of the Fourteenth Annual Convention of the National Negro Business League -- California newspaper looks at the national Negro Business League / Oakland, California, Sunshine -- On the conversation of races: "the Negro people as a race have contribution to make to civilization ... which no other race can make" / The Conservation of Races -- On support for Black business enterprise / The Atlanta University Conference Resolution -- On cooperation among Black consumers / The Crisis -- On Pan-Africanism: "the divine right of suppressed ... peoples to ... be free" / Manifesto of the Second Pan-African Congress - On cultural nationalism: "let us train ourselves to see beauty in Black" / The Crisis -- On Black separatism: "organize our economic and social power no matter how much segregation it involves" / The Crisis -- E.A. Johnson urges the study of Afro-American history "for a new self-respect and confidence" / A School History of the Negro Race -- Arthur A. Schomburg advocates the creation of chairs of Negro history / Racial Integrity -- "Negroes should not despise the rock from which they were hewn" / Monroe N. Work -- "Every race has a peculiar genius" / Benjamin Brawley -- Negro spirituals are "the soul of the race made manifest" / Paul Robeson -- "Forced attempt to build ... Americanism on race values" / Alain Locke -- "Before the Negro becomes one with the rest of the American people, he must become one with himself" / Kelly Miller -- "Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us" / James Weldon Johnson -- Chicago in the 1930s: "making jobs for the race" / St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton -- New Negro alliance: "we must organize our purchasing power" / Ralph J. Bunche -- Benjamin J. Davis, Jr., argues the communist position: "the Negro people a nation" / The Path of Negro Liberation -- Philip Randolph and the march on Washington movement: "oppressed people must assume the responsibility ... to free themselves" March on Washington Movement Conference -- W.E.B. Du Bois emigrates to Africa: "Africa had come not up from hell, but from the sum of heaven's glory" / Ghana Calls, a poem -- "What do the Muslims want" / Elijah Muhammad -- "Separation of the so-called Negroes from their slavemasters' children is a must" / Elijah Muhammad -- Minister Malcolm X enunciates the Muslim program / Muhammad Speaks -- Organization of Afro-American unity: "for human rights and dignity" / Statement of Basic Aims and Objectives of the Organization of Afro-American Unity -- "Black is coming back" / L. Eldridge Cleaver -- "We are on the move and our music is moving with us" / Rolland Snellings -- "We must create a national Black intelligentsia in order to survive" / Askia Muhammad Touré -- "Organizing the Black community for the purpose of promoting the interests and concerns of the Black people" / Ruth Turner Perot -- "We are going to use the term 'Black Power' and we are going to define it because Black power speaks to us / Stokely Carmichael -- Northwestern University Black students: "if our demands are impossible, then peace between us is impossible too" / Demands of the Black students at Northwestern University -- African nationalist pioneer movement: "we advocate complete economic control by the Blacks of all African communities in America" / A.A. Manifesto -- "Black business development with social commitment to Black communities / Floyd B. McKissick -- "My fight for freedom: Uhuru, Libertad, Halauga, and Harambee!" / G. Baker, Jr. -- "Revolutionary nationalism, Black nationalism, or just plain Blackism" / Max Stanford -- Republic of New Africa: "we are the government for the non-self-governing Blacks held captive within the United States" / Milton Henry -- "Final confrontation" / James Boggs -- "Political power comes through the barrel of a gun" / Black Panther Party -- Drum: "dare to fight! Dare to win!" / Constitution of Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement.
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