Africa and Black Internationalism since c1800 CE: Source Texts in English

Source Texts

  • Africa remembered; narratives by West Africans from the era of the slave trade. Edited by Philip D. Curtin. With introductions and annotation by Philip D. Curtin [and others]. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1967.
    --See also: E-Book (1997 edition)
  • African Muslims in antebellum America : a sourcebook. Edited by Allan D. Austin. New York : Garland Pub., 1984.
    --See also: 2nd copy of 1984 edition ; Condensed, updated 1997 edition -and- E-book of 1997 edition
  • The African times and Orient review: a monthly journal devoted to the interests of the coloured races of the world. E-text. London : African Times and Orient Review, 1912-1917. --via Empire online, Adam Matthew Digital
    --See also: Hathi Trust online e-text
  • Africans abroad : a documentary history of the Black Diaspora in Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean during the age of slavery. Compiled by Graham W. Irwin. New York : Columbia University Press, 1977.
  • Ali, Duse Mohamed. Dusé Mohamed Ali (1866-1945) : the autobiography of a pioneer Pan African and Afro-Asian activist. Compiled with an introduction by Mustafa Abdelwahid. Trenton : Red Sea Press, c2011.
  • Angelou, Maya. All God's children need traveling shoes. New York : Vintage Books, 1991, c1986.
    --See also: 2nd copy -and- 1987 edition
  • Angelou, Maya. The heart of a woman. New York : Random House, c1981.
    --See also: 1997 edition
  • Asante, Molefi Kete. The Afrocentric idea. Rev. and expanded edition Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1998.
    --See also: 1987 edition
  • Azikiwe, Nnamdi. Renascent Africa. London : Cass, 1968. [Originally published in 1937]
    --See also: 2nd copy
  • Belafonte, Harry, with Michael Shnayerson. My song : a memoir. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
  • The Black man. Black man: a magazine of Negro thought and opinion (1933-1939), published by the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Millwood, N.Y. : Kraus-Thomson Organization, 1975.
  • The Black panther. Newspaper. Oakland, Calif. : Black Panther Party, Ministry of Information, 1967-1980. --via Alexander Street Press
  • Blyden, Edward Wilmot. Black spokesman ; selected published writings of Edward Wilmot Blyden. Edited by Hollis R. Lynch. [London] : Cass, 1971.
  • Blyden, Edward Wilmot. Christianity, Islam and the Negro race. With an introduction by Samuel Lewis. Baltimore, MD : Black Classic Press, 1994. [Originally published in 1888.]
    --See also: E-text
  • Brath, Elombe. Elombe Brath : selected writings and essays. Edited by Herb Boyd. New York : Elombe Brath Foundation, [2018]
  • Brathwaite, Kamau. The arrivants : a new world trilogy. Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1981.
    --See also: E-text
  • Brathwaite, Kamau. Masks. London ; New York [etc.] : Oxford U.P., 1968. Includes Hathi Trust online E-text.
  • Brawley, Benjamin. A social history of the American Negro; being a history of the Negro problem in the United States, including a history and study of the Republic of Liberia. [New York] Collier Books [1970 ; originally published in 1921.]
    --See also: E-book --or-- E-text
  • Bunche, Ralph J. An African-American in South Africa : the travel notes of Ralph J. Bunche, 28 September 1937-1 January 1938. Edited by Robert R. Edgar. Athens : Ohio University Press; Johannesburg : Witwatersrand University Press, [1992]
    --See also: E-book
  • Bunche, Ralph J. Ralph J. Bunche : selected speeches and writings. Edited with an introduction by Charles P. Henry. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1995.
  • Cabral, Amílcar. Return to the source : selected speeches. New York : Monthly Review Press with Africa Information Service, 1974.
    --See also: 1973 edition
  • Carmichael, Stokely. Ready for revolution : the life and struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) . New York : Scribner, c2003.
  • Césaire, Aimé. Discourse on colonialism. Translated by Joan Pinkham. With "A poetics of anticolonialism" by Robin D.G. Kelley. New York : Monthly Review Press, c2000.
    --See also: 1972 edition -and- E-book of 2000 edition
  • Césaire, Aimé. Notebook of a return to the native land. Translated and edited by Clayton Eshleman and Annette Smith. Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2001.
    --See also: 1995 edition, translated by Mireille Rosello with Annie Pritchard -and- 2013 edition, translated by A. James Arnold and Clayton Eshleman ; E-book of 2013 edition
  • Césaire, Aimé, interviewer. Resolutely black : conversations with Françoise Vergès. Translated by Matthew B. Smith. Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity, 2020.
    --See also: E-book -and- 2nd E-book copy
  • Clarke, John Henrik, compiler. Marcus Garvey and the vision of Africa. Edited, with an introduction and commentaries by John Henrik Clarke, with the assistance of Amy Jacques Garvey. New York : Vintage Books, [1974]
    --See also: 2nd copy
  • Coker, Daniel. Journal of Daniel Coker : a descendant of Africa, from the time of leaving New York, in the ship Elizabeth, Capt. Sebor, on a voyage for Sherbro, in Africa, in company with three agents, and about ninety persons of colour. Baltimore : Published by Edward J. Coale, in aid of the funds of the Maryland auxiliary colonization society, 1820.
    --See also: E-book
  • Condé, Maryse. The journey of a Caribbean writer Translated by Richard Philcox. London : Seagull Books, 2014.
  • Condé, Maryse. What is Africa to me? : fragments of a true-to-life autobiography. Translated by Richard Philcox. London : Seagull Books, [2017]
  • Cooper, Anna Julia. The voice of Anna Julia Cooper : including A voice from the South and other important essays, papers, and letters. Edited by Charles Lemert and Esme Bhan. Lanham, Md. : Rowan & Littlefield, 1998.
  • Council on African Affairs. Proceedings of the Conference on Africa--New Perspectives. Auspices of the Council on African Affairs, Inc. at the Institute for International Democracy ... April 14, 1944.
    [New York], [1944]
  • Cromwell, Adelaide M. and Martin Kilson, compilers. Apropos of Africa : sentiments of Negro American leaders on Africa from the 1800s to the 1950s. London : Cass, 1969.
    --See also: E-book
  • Crummell, Alexander. Africa and America ; addresses and discourses. New York : Negro Universities Press, [1969] [Originally published in 1891]
    --See also: E-text
  • Crummell, Alexander. Destiny and race : selected writings, 1840-1898. Edited with an introduction by Wilson Jeremiah Moses. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c1992.
  • Crummell, Alexander. The future of Africa ; being addresses, sermons, etc., etc., delivered in the Republic of Liberia. New York : Negro Universities Press, [1969] [Originally published in 1862]
    --See also: 1862 edition -and- E-text of 1862 edition
  • Delany, Martin Robison. Martin R. Delany : a documentary reader. Edited by Robert S. Levine. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.
    --See also: E-book
  • Delany, Martin R. and Robert Campbell. Search for a place ; Black separatism and Africa, 1860. Introduction by Howard H. Bell. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1969]
  • Diop, Cheikh Anta. Black Africa : the economic and cultural basis for a federated state. Translated by Harold J. Salemson. Revised edition. Westport, Conn. : L. Hill ; Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, 1987.
    --See also: E-book
  • Dorsinville, Roger. A critical edition of Haitian writer Roger Dorsinville's memoirs of Africa. Edited and translated by Max Dorsinville. Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2002.
  • Drake, St. Clair. Black folk here and there : an essay in history and anthropology. 2 volumes. Los Angeles : Center for Afro-American Studies, University of California, c1987-1990. Includes Hathi Trust online E-text
  • Du Bois, W. E. B. The Negro. Introduction by John K. Thornton. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2007. Originally published in 1915.
    --See also: E-book
  • Du Bois, W. E. B. The Oxford W.E.B. Du Bois reader. Edited by Eric J. Sundquist. New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
  • Du Bois, W. E. B. W.E.B Du Bois on Africa. Edited by Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr. and Edmund Abaka. Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, 2012.
    --See also: E-book
  • Du Bois, W. E. B. The world and Africa ; an inquiry into the part which Africa has played in world history. An enlarged edition, with new writings on Africa, 1955-1961. New York : International Publishers, [1965]
  • Education and Black struggle: notes from the colonized world. Edited by the Institute of the Black World. Harvard educational review. Monograph series ; no. 2. [Cambridge, Harvard Educational Review, 1974]
  • Fanon, Frantz. Toward the African revolution : political essays. Translated from the French by Haakon Chevalier. New York : Grove Press, 1988, c1967.
    --See also: 1969 edition
  • Fanon, Frantz. The wretched of the earth. Translated from the French by Richard Philcox ; with commentary by Jean-Paul Sartre and Homi K. Bhabha. New York : Grove Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2004.
    --See also: 1991 edition
  • Ferris, William Henry. The African abroad, or, his evolution in western civilization, tracing his development under Caucasian milieu. 2 vols. E-texts, via Hathi Trust Digital Library. New Haven, Conn., The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor press, 1913.
    --See also: E-text, via African American Biographical Database
  • FESTAC '77 : 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. Decomposed, an-arranged and reproduced by Chimurenga ; misdirections in music by Ntone Edjabe. [Cape Town] : Chimurenga ; [London] : Afterall Books, 2019.
  • Fuller, Hoyt. Journey to Africa. Chicago : Third World Press, [1971]
    --See also: 1991 edition
  • Garvey, Marcus. Philosophy and opinions of Marcus Garvey. Edited by Amy Jacques-Garvey ; with a new pref. by Hollis R. Lynch. New York : Atheneum, 1977, c1923-1925.
    --See also: E-book of 1967 ed.
    --See also: The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers below
  • Hall, Stuart. Selected writings on race and difference. E-book. Edited by Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson Gilmore. Durham : Duke University Press, 2021.
  • Harrison, Hubert H. A Hubert Harrison reader. Edited with introduction and notes by Jeffrey B. Perry. Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2001.
  • Harrison, Hubert H. When Africa awakes : the "inside story" of the stirrings and strivings of the new Negro in the Western world. New York : Diasporic Africa Press, 2015. [Originally published in 1920.]
    --See also: 1997 print edition -and- Internet Archive E-book of 1920 edition
  • Holden, Edith. Blyden of Liberia ; an account of the life and labors of Edward Wilmot Blyden, LL. D., as recorded in letters and in print. Foreword by Nnamdi Azikiwe. New York, Vantage Press, c1966.
  • Hunton, Alphaeus. Africa fights for freedom. With an introduction by Eslanda Goode Robeson. [New York] : [New Century Publishers], [1950]
    --See also: Internet Archive E-book
  • Hunton, Alphaeus. Decision in Africa ; sources of current conflict. With a foreword by W. E. B. Du Bois. New York : International Publishers, [1957]
    --See also: 2nd copy
  • I am because we are : readings in Africana philosophy. Revised edition. E-book. Edited with introductions by Fred Lee Hord (Mzee Lasana Okpara) and Jonathan Scott Lee. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2016]
    --See also: 2016 edition in print ; 1995 edition in print -or- E-book
  • James, C. L. R. A history of pan-African revolt. With an introduction by Robin D.G. Kelley. Chicago : C.H. Kerr, c1995.
    --See also: 2012 print edition -and- E-book of 2012 edition
  • James, C. L. R. Nkrumah and the Ghana Revolution. London : Allison and Busby, 1977.
    --See also: 1982 edition
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. The radical King. Edited and introduced by Cornel West. Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2015]
  • Langley, J. Ayodele. Ideologies of liberation in Black Africa, 1856-1970 : documents on modern African political thought from colonial times to the present. London : R. Collings, 1979.
  • Léon-Gontran Damas, 1912-1978 : founder of Negritude, a memorial casebook. Edited by Daniel L. Racine. Washington, D.C. : University Press of America, 1979.
  • Liberian dreams : back-to-Africa narratives from the 1850s. Edited by Wilson Jeremiah Moses. University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c1998.
  • Look for me all around you : anglophone Caribbean immigrants in the Harlem Renaissance. Edited by Louis J. Parascandola. Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c2005.
  • Makeba, Miriam, with James Hall. Makeba : my story. New York : New American Library, c1987.
  • The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association papers. Vols. 1-7, 9-13. Edited by Robert A. Hill. Berkeley : University of California Press, c1983-
    --See also: E-book versions of Volumes 1-7 ; 9 ; 11 ; 12 ; and 13
  • Marshall, Paule. Triangular road : a memoir. New York : BasicCivitas Books, c2009.
  • Masekela, Hugh and D. Michael Cheers. Still grazing : the musical journey of Hugh Masekela. New York : Crown Publishers, c2004.
  • McKay, Claude. A long way from home. Introduction by St. Clair Drake. New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1970] [Originally published in 1937]
    --See also: 1969 edition ; E-text of 1937 edition -and- E-book of 2007 edition
  • McKay, Claude. Amiable with big teeth : a novel of the love affair between the communists and the poor black sheep of Harlem. Edited with an introduction by Jean-Christophe Cloutier and Brent Hayes Edwards. New York : Penguin Books, [2017]
  • Mphahlele, Es'kia. Afrika my music : an autobiography, 1957-1983. 2nd edition. Johannesburg : Ravan Press, 1995.
    --See also: 1st ed., 1984
  • Nardal, Paulette. Beyond negritude : essays from Woman in the city. Translated with an introduction and notes by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting. Albany : SUNY Press, c2009.
    --See also: E-book
  • Nascimento, Abdias do and Elisa Larkin Nascimento. Africans in Brazil : a Pan-African perspective. Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, c1992.
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Africa in the world democracy : addresses delivered at the annual meeting of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, January 6, 1919, at Carnegie Hall, New York City. Hathi Trust e-text. By Horace Meyer Kallen, James Weldon Johnson ; with introductory remarks by John R. Shillady ; summary of address by Dr. William Henry Sheppard and a statement on "The future of Africa" by Wm. E. Burghardt Du Bois. New York : NAACP, 1919.
    --See also: Print copy.
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. An appeal to the world. E-book. W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (MS 312). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries. [1947, reprint 1955]
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The Crisis. 1911 to 1996. New York, NY: NAACP ; Baltimore, MD : Crisis Publishing Company, 1911-1996.
  • Negro. Edited by Nancy Cunard, 1934 ; facsimile, introduction et notices biographiques de Sarah Frioux-Salgas. Paris : Nouvelles Éditions Place, [2018] [Originally published as "Negro anthology" in 1934]
    --See also: 1969 reprint of 1934 edition -and- 1934 edition
  • Nkrumah, Kwame. Africa must unite. New York : F.A. Praeger, [1963]
  • Nkrumah, Kwame. Ghana ; the autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah. New York : International Publishers, 1971, c1957.
    --See also: 1957 edition -and- 2nd copy of 1957 edition
  • Omoniyi, Bandele. A defence of the Ethiopian movement. Hathi Trust e-text. Edinburgh : J. & J. Gray, 1908.
  • Padmore, George. Africa and world peace. London : M. Secker and Warburg, ltd., 1937.
    --See also: E-book
  • Padmore, George. Pan-Africanism or communism? The coming struggle for Africa. London, D. Dobson [1956]
    --See also: 2nd copy -and- New York edition
  • The political thought of African independence : an anthology of sources. Edited by Gregory R. Smulewicz-Zucker, with the assistance of Chelsea Schields. Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2017]
  • Ras Makonnen. Pan-Africanism from within. As recorded and edited by Kenneth King. Nairobi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1973.
    --See also: 2016 reprint
  • Reimagining Pan-Africanism : distinguished Mwalimu Nyerere lecture series 2009-2013. Collected essays by Wole Soyinka, Samir Amin, Bereket Habte Selassie, Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo, Thandika Mkandawire. Dar es Salaam : Mkuki na Nyota, [2015]
    --See also: E-book
  • Robeson, Eslanda Goode. African journey. London : V. Gollancz ltd, 1946.
  • Robeson, Eslanda Goode. What do the people of Africa want? [New York] : Council on African Affairs, [1945]
    --See also: Internet Archive E-book
  • Robeson, Paul. Here I stand. Boston : Beacon Press, 1988, c1958.
    --See also: 1971 edition
  • Robeson, Paul. Paul Robeson speaks : writings, speeches, interviews, 1918-1974. Edited, with introd. and notes, by Philip S. Foner. Larchmont, N.Y. : Brunner/Mazel, c1978.
    --See also: E-text
  • Robinson, Cedric J. On racial capitalism, Black internationalism, and cultures of resistance. London : Pluto Press, 2019
    --See also: E-book
  • Robinson, Randall. Defending the spirit : a Black life in America. New York, NY : Dutton, 1998.
  • Rodney, Walter. The groundings with my brothers. London ; New York : Verso, 2019. [Originally published in 1975]
    --See also: 1975 edition -and- 1990 edition
  • Rodney, Walter. How Europe underdeveloped Africa. Revised paperback edition. Washington, D.C. : Howard University Press, 1981. [Originally published in 1972]
  • Rodney, Walter. Walter Rodney speaks : the making of an African intellectual. With an introduction by Robert Hill. Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, c1990.
  • Rogers, J. A. The real facts about Ethiopia. Baltimore, Md. : Black Classic Press, 1982. [Originally published in 1932]
  • Rogers, J. A. World's great men of color. 2 vols. Edited with an introd., commentary, and new bibliographical notes by John Henrik Clarke. New York : Macmillan, [1972, c1946-47]
    --See also: 1996 edition -and- E-text of 1947 edition
  • Senghor, Léopold Sédar. The Foundations of "africanité" or "Négritude" and "arabité.". Translated by Mercer Cook. Paris : Présence africaine, 1971.
  • Senghor, Léopold Sédar. On African socialism. Translated and with an introduction by Mercer Cook. New York : Praeger, [1964]
  • Sheppard, William H. Presbyterian pioneers in Congo. Richmond, Va. : Published by Presbyterian Committee of Publication, [1917]
    --See also: Louisville edition -and- Hathi Trust E-book
  • Smith, Edwin William. Aggrey of Africa ; a study in Black and white. Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press, 1971. [Originally published in 1929]
    --See also: 1930 edition
  • Teage, Hilary. Black Christian Republicanism : The Writings of Hilary Teage (1805-1853), founder of Liberia. Transcriber and introduction, Carl Patrick Burrowes. Bomi County, Repubic of Liberia : Know Your Self Press, [2016]
  • Turner, Henry McNeal. African letters. Electronic edition. [Chapel Hill, N.C.] : Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000.
  • Turner, Henry McNeal. Respect Black ; the writings and speeches of Henry McNeal Turner. Compiled and edited by Edwin S. Redkey. New York : Arno Press, 1971.
  • Voice of Africa. Accra, Ghana: Bureau of African Affairs, 1961-1965.
  • Walker, David. David Walker's appeal to the coloured citizens of the world. Edited and with a new introduction and annotations by Peter P. Hinks. University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2000] [Originally published in 1829]
    --See also: E-book -and- North Carolina Scholarship version, 2011
  • Walters, Alexander. My life and work, by Alexander Walters, A. M., D. D., Bishop of the African Methodist Espiscopal Zion Church. Hathi Trust e-book. New York, Chicago [etc.] Fleming H. Revell company [c1917]
    --See also: E-text, via "Documenting the American South"
  • Weston, Randy. African rhythms : the autobiography of Randy Weston. Composed by Randy Weston ; arranged by Willard Jenkins. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010.
    --See also: E-book
  • Williams, George Washington. An open letter to His Serene Majesty Leopold II, King of the Belgians and sovereign of the independent of state of Congo. Gale e-text. [S.l. : s.n., 1890]
  • Woodson, Carter Godwin. The African background outlined, or, Handbook for the study of the Negro. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1968, c1936.
    --See also: 1936 edition
  • Wright, Richard. Black power ; a record of reactions in a land of pathos. New York : Harper, [1954]
  • Wright, Richard. The color curtain : a report on the Bandung Conference. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [1995] [Originally published in 1956]
  • X, Malcolm. Malcolm X : the last speeches. Edited by Bruce Perry. New York : Pathfinder, 1989.
    --See also: E-text
  • Xuma, Alfred B. Charlotte Manye (Mrs. Maxeke) : "what an educated African girl can do". Foreword by W.E. Burghardt Du Bois ; edited by Dovie King Clarke. [S.l.: The Women's Parent Mite Missionary Society of the A.M.E. Church, c1930.
    --See also: E-book
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