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An African Empire

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032320
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039084 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0033
An African Empire

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This chapter presents the editorial on European colonization of Africa, “An African Empire,” where Fortune predicted the creation of an “African Empire,” an “African Confederation, not unlike that of Germany.” He argued that Europeans may have had their way on the continent for the time being, but “in the course of time, the people will become educated not only in the grasping and cruel nature of the white man, but in the knowledge of their power,...”

Keywords: European colonization; Africa; African Confederation; editorial

Chapter.  1189 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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