oa Lagos Notes and Records - Riots, revolts and black nationalism: the African American experience
|Article Title||Riots, revolts and black nationalism: the African American experience|
|© Publisher:||University of Lagos, Nigeria|
|Journal||Lagos Notes and Records|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Philosophy, University of Lagos|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||149 - 160|
|Keyword(s)||Black demands, Black nationalism, Criminal law enforcement, Housing conditions, Misnomer of riots, Political legitimacy, Public sanctions and White assessment|
The struggle for the emancipation of black people all over the world has sometimes drawn the ire of the white world. Although attacked immediately as 'reverse racism' by the same official organs of white society which later found it expedient to support programs like black capitalism, black empowerment, the popular concept of 'black power' captured the imagination for black people, whether on the continent or in the Diaspora in the last three decades of the 20th century.
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