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You are welcomed to join us! Enjoy the Fruits of the, the Ankh Festival and Kemetic New Year Celebration, welcome. This concern is almost always described in terms of the attainment of social, cultural, and material achievements in order to gain equality with whites. Also, authors focus primarily upon the problems of Southern African Americans rather than those in the North. Further, a broad range of opinions are expressed in the pamphlets as well as the tensions between them. Concerning race relations, these items reveal strong notes of discord between accommodationist points of view and the supporters of a more militant stance. The 400 titles in the collection include sermons on racial pride and political activism; annual reports of charitable, educational, and political organizations; and college catalogs and graduation orations from the Hampton Institute, Morgan College, and Wilberforce University. A second theme is encompassed by the struggle for civil rights and equality in the South.
And click here to read excerpts of the book. Also explore the resources found throughout this site for book groups, classrooms, and more. Several pamphlets mention the American Colonization Society and other such groups who supported the repatriation of freed slaves to Africa in an effort to establish and nourish the new colony. Generally, there are three recurring themes present in the collection. Ankh, celebrate, Revere and Perpetuate Life / and 'Maat cosmic and Moral Order and Balance. The first of these themes involves the desire to "uplift" the black race in the United States and to "improve" the status of African Americans. At the same time, the necessity for blacks to obey the law is constantly affirmed. As freedmen or emigrate to the colony of Liberia in Africa?