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By Carol Anderson

Bourgeois Radicals explores the NAACP's key function within the liberation of Africans and Asians around the globe at the same time it fought Jim Crow at the domestic entrance throughout the lengthy civil rights circulation. For NAACP's leaders, how one can create a good overseas procedure, stave off communism in Africa and Asia, and stop capitalist exploitation was once to embed human rights, with its monetary and cultural protections, within the transformation of colonies into international locations. certainly, the NAACP aided within the liberation struggles of a number of African and Asian nations in the constrained ideological area of the second one crimson Scare. despite the fact that, its imaginative and prescient of a 'third approach' to democracy for the loads of hundreds of thousands in Asia and Africa used to be in simple terms partly learned as a result of a poisonous mix of the chilly battle, Jim Crow, and imperialism. Bourgeois Radicals examines the toll that internationalism took at the association and illuminates the linkages among the fight for human rights and the struggle for colonial independence.

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