The Universal Ethiopian Students' Association, 1927-1978

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Dr. . TaKeia Anthony, Assistant Professor (Creator)
North Carolina Central University (NCCU )
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Abstract: About this book: From 1927–1948, the Universal Ethiopian Students’ Association (UESA) mobilized the African diaspora to fight against imperialism and fascist Italy. Formed by a group of educated Africans, African-Americans, and West Indians based in Harlem and shaped by the ideals of Ethiopianism, communism, Pan-Africanism, Black Nationalism, Garveyism, and the New Negro Movement, the UESA sought to educate the diaspora about its glorious African past and advocate for anti-imperialism and independence. This book focuses on the UESA’s literary organ, The African, mapping a constellation of understudied activists and their contributions to the fight for Black liberation in the twentieth century.The Universal Ethiopian Students' Association, 1927-1948 - Mobilizing Diaspora | TaKeia N. Anthony | Palgrave Macmillan. (2019). Retrieved from

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Language: English
Date: 2019
African diaspora history, Black internationalism, Black activism, UESA, Black internationalism, Pan-Africanism

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