Fall 2016 Readings

Here are some of the books we’ll be dealing with this semester.

Black Thought in the Diaspora

  • HORNE, GERALD. Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary. London: Pluto Press, 2016.
  • MAKALANI, MINKAH. In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism, from Harlem to London, 1917-1939. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
  • ROBINSON, CEDRIC J. Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
  • WALTERS, RONALD. Pan Africanism in the African Diaspora: An Analysis of Modern Afrocentric Political Movements. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1993.
  • ADI, HAKIM. Pan-Africanism and Communism: The Communist International, Africa and the Diaspora, 1919-1939. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2013.
  • ITON, RICHARD. In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
  • SINGH, NIKHIL PAL. Black is a Country: Race and the Unfinished Struggle for Democracy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.

Music: #HUAFRO197- Black Thought in the Diaspora

Nineteenth Century Black Social and Political Thought

  • COOPER, ANNA JULIA. A Voice from the South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
  • DELANY, MARTIN. Blake; or the Huts of America. Boston: Beacon Press, 1970.
  • DU BOIS, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America. New York: Free Press, 2000.
  • GARNET, HENRY HIGHLAND AND DAVID WALKER. Walker’s Appeal, with a Brief Sketch of His Life, and Also Garnet’s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America. Gloucester, UK: Dodo Press, 2007.
  • HARDING, VINCENT. There is a River: The Struggle for Black Freedom in America. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981.
  • HARPER, FRANCES ELLEN WATKINS. Iola Leroy; or Shadows Uplifted. New York: Penguin, 2010.
  • BROTZ, HOWARD, ed. African American Social and Political Thought, 1850-1920. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2008.
  • STUCKEY, STERLING. Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America, 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Music: #HUAFRO133 -19th Century Black Social and Political Thought

Introduction to Africana Studies II

  • BLOOM, JOSHUA AND WALDO MARTIN. Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013.
  • JOSEPH, PENIEL E. Waiting ‘til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2006.
  • NEWTON HUEY, P. Revolutionary Suicide. New York: Penguin Books, 2009.
  • OGBAR, JEFFREY O.G. Black Power: Radical Politics and African-American Identity. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 2004.
  • TURE, KWAME AND CHARLES V. HAMILTON. Black Power: The Politics of Liberation. New York: Vintage, 1992.

Music: #HUAFRO06 -The Black Power Movement

Freshman Seminar

  • BLACK, DANIEL. The Coming. New York: St. Martin’s, 2015.

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