What Organizations, Ideologies, and Leaders Did Africans Create and Engage in the 20th Century to Promote and Advance Their Liberation?

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What organizations, ideologies, and leaders did Africans create and engage in the 20th century to promote and advance their liberation?
The 20th century composed of many organizations ideologies and leaders helping to promote and advance liberation both in America and worldwide. These different entities worked to defy the social structure filled with aspects of conservatism and oppression and rather upheld the Africana sense of governance and encouraged socialism in terms of a more broad and pervasive perspective on civil rights. Additionally, many leaders, Nelson Mandela, MLK, and Madame C.J. Walker, to name a few, made domestic and international differences advancing the Africana community through different inventions,
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The UNIA, founded by Marcus Garvey, focused on building, progressing, and advancing a social, friendly, humanitarian, charitable, educational, institutional, and expansive society for those persons both nationally and internationally that are concerned with fortifying the people of African ancestry worldwide. In coherence with this organization in purpose, the African Blood Brotherhood, although not lasting long in its temporal aspect, made a stark difference on the surrounding community. This radical group of black activists took to far measures using propaganda to spread the knowledge of African suppression. This form of “media” use in itself is typical of the technology aspect of this courses stated conceptual categories.
Secondly, the ideologies promoted liberation in that they opened the public’s eye to another methodology in which to live life. Rather than feed into the conservative beliefs that encompassed the social structure at the time, the African community started to adapt socialist beliefs. Conservatism, which embodied, the idea that individuals and society have a moral responsibility to respect past traditions, customs and habits, encouraged a limited mindset and showed the public that everything at the time was okay, a deceptive theory. Additionally, conservatism promoted that individuals and society, when wishing to make


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