By Kenneth C. Barnes
In Journey of Hope, Kenneth C. Barnes explains why such a lot of black Arkansas sharecroppers dreamed of Africa and the way their goals of Liberia differed from the truth. This wealthy narrative additionally examines the function of negative black farmers within the construction of a black nationalist id and the significance of the symbolism of an ancestral continent.
Based on letters to the ACS and interviews of descendants of the emigrants in war-torn Liberia, this learn captures the lifetime of black sharecroppers within the past due 1800s and their desires of escaping to Africa.
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