What is black nationalism, and how influential is it still in the USA? [15 marks]

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What is black nationalism, and how influential is it still in the USA? [15 marks] by Mind Map: What is black nationalism, and how influential is it still in the USA? [15 marks]

1. What is Black Nationalism?

1.1. Political and social movement that came to prominence in the 1960s and 70s in the United States.

1.2. An alternative to being assimilated by the American nation, which is predominantly white , they sought to maintain their separate identity.

1.3. Sort to acquire economic power and infuse among blacks a sense of community and group feeling.

1.4. Slogans such as "black pride" and "black is beautiful" - create a sense of pride among blacks.

2. January 2012 Past Paper Question

3. No Longer Influencial

3.1. High profile leaders are in the past: Malcolm X, Marcus, Garvey, Louis Farrakhan

3.2. Seen as a minority rather than majority movement; was actually never influencial.

3.3. Focus of influential African American's today is on integration and affirmative action rather than division.

3.4. MLK's ideas of peaceful protest was more

4. Still Influencial

4.1. Not much evidence to support 'influence'

4.2. 'Million Man March - October 1995 - called by Louis Farrakhan, unite AFrican American male to unite in self-help and self-defence against economic and social ills plaguing the African American community. (400.000 attendees)