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Richard B. Moore, Caribbean Militant in Harlem: Collected Writings, 1920-1972


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"[This] critical edition of a selection of Richard B. Moore's essays closes one more gap in the astonishing history of twentieth-century Afro-American nationalism." --Journal of American History

"This first collection of Moore's writings... [is] a welcome and important contribution to scholarship concerned with the political and intellectual history of African peoples in general and of African peoples in the Americas, in particular.... an inspiration to those who follow after to study and emulate his life and achievement." --Journal of American Ethnic History

Table of Contents


Introduction: The Caribbean Background of Richard B. Moore, by Franklin W. Knight

I. Richard B. Moore and His Works, by Joyce Moore Turner

I. From Barbados to Harlem

II. Radical Politics

III. The Pan-Caribbean Movement

IV. The "Awayman" Returns to Barbados

V. Collecting Richard B. Moore's Speeches and Writings

Notes to Part I

II. Speeches and Writings, edited by W. Burghardt Turner and Joyce Moore Turner

VI. The Caribbean Viewed from Harlem

Caribbean Unity and Freedom (1964)

VII. Early Harlem Agitation

Bogalusa (1920)

Statement and Resolution at Congress of the League Against Imperialism and For National Independence (1927)

An Open Letter to Mr. A. Philip Randolph (1928)

Housing and the Negro Masses (1928)

Statement on Housing before the New York State Legislature (1928)

Problems and Struggles of the Negro Workers (1929)

Excerpts from Mr. President: Free the Scottsboro Boys (1934)

VIII. Harlem and Pan-African Politics

Africa Conscious Harlem (1963)

Du Bois and Pan-Africa (1965)

IX. Afro-American History

The Frederick Douglass Centenary (1941)

The Negro in Freedom's Wars (1941)

Frederick Douglass and Emancipation (1963)

Afro-Americans and Third Party Movements (1969)

Afro-Americans and Radical Plitics (1969)

X. Rcism and Imperialism

The Name "Negro"--Its Origin and Evil Use (1960)

Book Review of Man's Most Dangerous Myth et al. (1964)

Introduction to "A New Look at African History": (1964)

The Passing of Churchill and Empire (1965)

Excerpts from Caribs, "Cannibals," and Human Relations (1972)

XI. The Pan-Caribbean Movement in Harlem

Delcaration of Rights of the Caribbean Peoples to Self-Determination and Self-Government (1940)

A Reply to Cordell Hull (1940)

Appeal to the United Nations Conference on International Organization on Behalf of the Caribbean Peoples (1945)

Reply by Richard B. Moore to Mr. Sabben-Claire (1947)

Memorandum on Federation and Self-Government of the West Indies (1947)

Statement before the Platform Committee of the New Party (1948)

Speech on Caribbean Federation at the Luncheon Meeting for Lord Listowel (1953)

XII. Caribbean Freedom and Nationhood

Independent Caribbean Nationhood--Has It Been Achieved or Set Back? (c. 1962)

Culture, College and People in the Caribbean (1965)

Remarks at Guyana Independence Celebration (1966)

The Second Independence Anniversary (1968)

XIII. In Conclusion

Dear Sylvia (1960)

For Lorraine Hansberry (1965)

Bibliography: The Writings of Richard B. Moore


Product Details

Moore, Richard B.
Indiana University Press
Turner, W. Burghardt
Turner, Joyce Moore
Turner, W. Burghardt
Turner, Joyce Moore
Bloomington, IN
United States - General
African Americans--History
Caribbean Area Politics and government.
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
US History-General
African American Studies
African American; African American Studies; American Studies; Biography; Caribbean; History; Latin America; Politics; South America; Twentieth Century or Later
Edition Description:
Midland Book ed.
Blacks in the Diaspora
Publication Date:
23 bandw photos
9.21 x 6.14 x 0.71 in

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