Martin R. Delany and the Birth of Black Nationalism

Paley Library Lecture Hall
1210 Polett Walk

Martin R. Delany was one of the first to challenge the paradigm of White Supremacy. Delany said, “Every people should be originators of their own destiny.” He not only challenged slavery, he challenged the very thinking that allowed slavery to exist.

Join the Libraries and Moonstone Arts Center for a talk on the importance of Delany, the father of Black Nationalism, with scholar Molefi Kete Asante. Dr. Asante is Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Temple University. He has published 70 books, and, in 1987, he established the nation’s first doctoral program in African American Studies

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