History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 61 - When and Where I Enter - Anna Julia Cooper

HAP 61 - When and Where I Enter - Anna Julia Cooper

October 18, 2020

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

HAP 60 - Though Late, It Is Liberty- Abolitionism in Brazil

October 4, 2020

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

HAP 59 - Frowning at Froudacious Fabrications - J.J. Thomas and F.A. Durham

September 20, 2020

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

HAP 58 - A Common Circle - Anténor Firmin

September 6, 2020

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

HAP 57 - Race First, Then Party - T. Thomas Fortune

July 19, 2020

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

HAP 56 - African Personality - Edward Blyden

July 5, 2020

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

HAP 55 - Planting the Seeds - James Africanus Beale Horton

June 21, 2020

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

HAP 54 - Wilson Moses on the Roots of Black Nationalism

June 7, 2020

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

HAP 53 - Pilgrim’s Progress - Alexander Crummell

May 24, 2020

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

HAP 52 - Great White North - Emigration to Canada

May 10, 2020

Mary Ann Shadd and Samuel Ringgold Ward reflect on what Canada can offer African Americans, differing on the problem of racism.

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