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HAP 81 - Making History - Carter G. Woodson
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Pioneering historian Carter G. Woodson argues for a new approach to education and economic uplift.
HAP 80 - Scholarly Contributions - African American Professional Philosophers
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From the latter half of the nineteenth century to the 1970s, African Americans only rarely obtain jobs as philosophy professors but bring distinctive perspectives to the profession.
HAP 79 - Leonard Harris on Alain Locke
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Leonard Harris explains how Locke's value theory was the basis for his aesthetics and theories of democracy and race. 
HAP 78 - Freedom Through Art - Alain Locke
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The aesthetics of Alain Locke and its basis in his theory of value judgments.
HAP 77 - A Race Capital - The Harlem Renaissance
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The artistic flowering of the 1920s known as the Harlem Renaissance raises important questions about identity and the purpose of art.
HAP 76 - Michael Dawson on Garvey and Black Nationalism
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An interview with Michael Dawson, who explains Marcus Garvey's black nationalism and how this and other political ideologies, like socialism and liberalism, have fared from the time of Garvey down to the present day.
HAP 75 - Now I Have a Rival - The Two Amy Garveys
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Marcus Garvey’s two wives, Amy Ashwood Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, establish themselves as activists in their own right and bring feminism into the Pan-African movement.
HAP 74 - Black Star - Marcus Garvey
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Marcus Garvey leads a powerful movement, inspires racial pride, and feuds with other thinkers like Du Bois.
HAP 73 - Vanessa Wills on Africana Marxism
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Vanessa Wills speaks  to us about Marx and his Africana legacy, with a special focus on black women Marxists.
HAP 72 - In A Class of Their Own - Early African American Socialism
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Around the time of World War One, Hubert Harrison, A. Philip Randolph, and other black socialists argue that racial oppression is caused by capitalism.
HAP 71 - In Blyden’s Wake - West African Intellectuals of the Early Twentieth Century
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West African intellectuals like J.E. Casely-Hayford and Mojola Agbebi build upon Edward Blyden’s ideas at the dawn of the twentieth century.
HAP 70 - Tommy Curry on the Early 20th Century
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We chat with Tommy Curry about African-American thought between the turn of the century and the Harlem Renaissance.
HAP 69 - The Best We Have - The American Negro Academy
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access_time7 months ago
The ANA unites leading African American scholars of the early 20th century, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, William Ferris, Archibald Grimké, and Kelly Miller.
HAP 68 - The Problem of the Color Line - Introducing the Twentieth Century
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By exploring the work and activities of W.E.B. Du Bois around the turn of the twentieth century, we introduce some of the themes of our coverage of that century.
HAP 67 - Chike Jeffers on Slavery and Diasporic Philosophy
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Co-host Chike joins Peter to look back at series 2 and ahead to series 3.
HAP 66 - Lifting the Veil - Introducing W.E.B. Du Bois
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W.E.B. Du Bois emerges as a historian, sociologist, and innovative philosophical thinker in the 1890s, and introduces his famous idea of "double consciousness."
HAP 65 - Separate Fingers, One Hand - Booker T. Washington
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Was Booker T. Washington’s “accomodationist” approach to race relations a failure to stand up to injustice or a cunning strategy for incremental change?
HAP 64 - God is a Negro - Henry McNeal Turner
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A late 19th-century churchman tries to explain how slavery fit into God’s plan, and decide whether the future for African-Americans lies in Africa or America.
HAP 63 - Brittney Cooper on Black Women Activists
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Brittney Cooper on activists connected to the National Association of Colored Women, including Fannie Barrier Williams, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida B. Wells.
HAP 62 - American Barbarism - Ida B. Wells
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Ida B. Wells, her tireless crusade against lynching, and her analysis of the underlying purpose of racial violence.
HAP 61 - When and Where I Enter - Anna Julia Cooper
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Anna Julia Cooper’s "A Voice from the South", an unprecedented contribution to black feminist theory. 
HAP 60 - Though Late, It Is Liberty- Abolitionism in Brazil
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Abolitionists Luiz Gama and Joaquim Nabuco, and the great novelist Machado de Assis, react to the injustices of slaveholding in Brazil.
HAP 59 - Frowning at Froudacious Fabrications - J.J. Thomas and F.A. Durham
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John Jacob Thomas argues for self-government in the English colonies of the Caribbean but his fellow Trinidadian Frederick Alexander Durham recommends repatriation to Africa instead.
HAP 58 - A Common Circle - Anténor Firmin
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Haitian anthropologist Anténor Firmin debunks racist pseudo-science and argues that inequalities among humans are caused by social, not biological, factors.
HAP 57 - Race First, Then Party - T. Thomas Fortune
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T. Thomas Fortune uses newspaper editorials to put forth a theory of civil rights and set out a plan of political action for protecting them.
HAP 56 - African Personality - Edward Blyden
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Edward Blyden gains appreciation for Islam in West Africa and gradually moves from political nationalism to cultural nationalism.
HAP 55 - Planting the Seeds - James Africanus Beale Horton
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Africanus Horton looks toward a future of self-government for West Africa beyond slavery and colonialism.
HAP 54 - Wilson Moses on the Roots of Black Nationalism
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Wilson Moses speaks to us about his research into early black notionalism, as represented by Crummell, Douglass, and others.
HAP 53 - Pilgrim’s Progress - Alexander Crummell
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Alexander Crummell moves from pan-Africanism to reform of African American culture, identifying progressive “civilization” as a means of liberation.
HAP 52 - Great White North - Emigration to Canada
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Mary Ann Shadd and Samuel Ringgold Ward reflect on what Canada can offer African Americans, differing on the problem of racism.
HAP 51 - I Read Men and Nations - Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper
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The moral crusades of Sojourner Truth and Frances Harper, activists against racial and gender oppression.
HAP 50 - Nation Within a Nation - Martin Delany
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He is called a “father of black nationalism,” but Martin Delany also promoted integration in American society. Can the apparent tension be resolved?
HAP 49 - Let Your Motto Be Resistance - Henry Highland Garnet
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Henry Highland Garnet encourages, or actually demands, that enslaved Americans throw off their chains and debates Douglass over how best to resist slavery.
HAP 48 - Happy Holidays - Two Speeches by Frederick Douglass
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In two speeches marking holidays, Frederick Douglass champions the idea of world citizenship, the power of appeals to conscience to bring change, and the role of violence.
HAP 47 - Written by Himself - the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Frederick Douglass' journey from slave to leading figure of 19th century American thought.
HAP 46 - Melvin Rogers on 19th Century Political Thought
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Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton.
HAP 45 - Unnatural Causes - Hosea Easton’s Treatise
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Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism.
HAP 44 - Religion and Pure Principles - Maria W. Stewart
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Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice.
HAP 43 - Kill or Be Killed - David Walker’s Appeal
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David Walker defends violent resistance and encourages self-improvement in his incendiary and influential Appeal.
HAP 42 - James Sidbury on African Identity
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An interview with James Sidbury about the emergence of a self-conscious African identity in the diaspora.
HAP 41 - Should I Stay or Should I Go? - The Colonization Controversy
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Questions of political autonomy and group identity in the emigration movement led by Paul Cuffe, Daniel Coker, John Russwurm and others.
HAP 40 - American Africans - Early Black Institutions in the US
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Building black institutions in early American history, with Prince Hall and the Masons in Boston, and Richard Allen and the Methodists in Philadelphia.
HAP 39 - Doris Garraway on the Haitian Revolution
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An interview with Doris Garraway on the background, intellectual basis, and legacy of the Haitian Revolution.
HAP 38 - My Haitian Pen - Baron de Vastey
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The Baron de Vastey unveils the horror of colonialism as a system and defends the monarchy of King Christophe in the tense early years of Haiti’s independence.
HAP 37 - Liberty, Equality, Humanity - The Haitian Revolution
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In an age of revolutions and revolutionary ideas, the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 stands out as the most radical of them all.
HAP 36 - Sons of Africa - Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano
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Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano advance the goals of the abolitionist movement through a groundbreaking political treatise and an influential autobiography.
HAP 35 - Letters from the Heart - Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker
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Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker make their mark on the history of Africana thought through letters that reflect on the power of sentiment.
HAP 34 - New England Patriot - Lemuel Haynes
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Preacher and Revolutionary War soldier Lemuel Haynes argues that the principles of the American Revolution demand the abolition of slavery.
HAP 33 - Young, Gifted, and Black - Phillis Wheatley
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Phillis Wheatley astonishes colonial Americans with her exquisite and precocious poetry and reflects on the liberating power of the imagination.
HAP 32 - Talking Book - Early Africana Writing in English
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18th century black authors touch on philosophical themes in autobiographical narratives, poetry, and other literary genres.