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The African-American Contribution to the Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa: The Case of the African Liberation Support Committee, 1972-1979

  title={The African-American Contribution to the Liberation Struggle in Southern Africa: The Case of the African Liberation Support Committee, 1972-1979},
  author={Edward O. Erhagbe},
  journal={The Journal of Pan-African Studies},
  • Edward O. Erhagbe
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Pan-African Studies
Introduction At different times and for varied reasons, African-Americans had had cause to address the issue of their relationship with Africa. (2) The nineteenth century witnessed an increase in the articulation of programs that would enable them to contribute to Africa's development. For them, this was informed by their belief that they and African people on the continent were fighting a common racial battle against white oppression and exploitation. (3) Evidence shows that even before the… Expand
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