Black Nationalism

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"There’s still two Americas, one Black, one White, separate and unequal."

Black Nationalism, is a culturally variable ideology that advocates social, political, and economic empowerment of black communities and people, especially to resist assimilation into common culture (through integration or otherwise) and maintain a distinct identity. In the 19th century, some proposed that Africans in the United States were a nation within a nation "New Afrika", and that this nation is subject to Internal colonialism. On the societal scale, the ideology is usually progressive but some of its followers can be rather conservative.

Black Nationalism varies in how extreme it is. Many black nationalists seek black empowerment or liberation but do not wish to form a society exclusively for black people. On the more extreme side, Black Separatism wants black people to form their own nation and separate themselves from white people and other non-black races. On an even more extreme end, Black Supremacism believes not only that black people should form a black-only society, but that they are inherently superior to other races, genetically or otherwise, and thus should dominate society.

History

Haitian Revolution

Black Nationalist ideas started to pop up in America ever since the Haitian Revolution. The enslaved people of St. Dominique (now modern-day Haiti), or the majority lived under a class system, where the white class would be the richest, and the majority of African people would be free slave labour living in below the bare minimum conditions.

The Jacobins failing to negotiate with Reforms, faced 13 years of rebellion (1791-1804) led by Toussaint Louverture and Jean-Jacques Dessalines after the Voodoo conference, the revolt started. After the French came to peace with the Haitians, Louverture's appealed to Napoleon I of his 1801 Constitution. It made him the governor of St-Domingue and forced him to recognize the autonomy of the colony. The following year unfortunately, Toussaint Louverture was invited to a conference in France. Upon his arrest, he was taken as hostage and he died the next year. Dessalines declared Haiti an independent state. He was emperor for two years before being assassinated. Despite the loss of two leaders, this was the first successful rebellion in the Caribbean, which inspired rebelions all over the Americans, especially for black slaves.

Black Panther Party

The Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California, by Afro-Americans Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in October 1966. It was designated a self-defense force, and later on became racialized as a far-left organization.

The Black Panthers were Marxist-Leninists who spoke out against the discrimination of Black Americans in the civil rights movement and provided humanitarian needs. More specifically, they were Maoists, who became aquated with mao, after selling his books and writings to rich college students, before realising they agreed with most of the ideas within them. J. Edgar Hoover (former FBI director) said that the Black Panthers were the single biggest threat to the United States. This was during the Vietnam War.

Within the organization, they gave basic human needs to Black communities. They picked Malcolm X's way of fighting struggle over MLK's pacificism.

Throughout American history, they have been regularly demonized, as a militant and overzealous activist group,(often twisting the intents of the Panthers) due to the efforts of organisations such as the FBI, some going so far as to say they were the black equivalent of the KKK. However in recent history, by the more balanced view of the black panthers, has been accepted by the general public.

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Anarkata

Main article: Black Anarchism

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Frantz Fanon

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Malcolm X

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Nation of Islam

Main article: Black Islamism

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AZAPO

AZAPO or Azanian People's Organisation, is a Scientific Socialist South African party. It emerged as a party in 1978, even though it had already existed as a movement. In 1987, the party was banned, but it was unbanned in 1990. AZAPO had an armed wing called the Azanian National Liberation Army (AZANLA), in which it fought in the first gulf war with the support of China, Iran, Yugoslavia, etc. He also supports SOPA (Socialist Party of Anzania). The main foundations are: Black Consciousness, Scientific Socialism, South Africa's Isolationism and anti-apartheid.


AFUN

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How to Draw

Flag of Black Nationalism
  1. Draw a ball
  2. Divide into three even horizontal sections
  3. Fill top with red, middle with black, and bottom with green
  4. Add the eyes and you're done!
Color Name HEX RGB
Red #E31B22 227, 27, 34
Black #141414 20, 20, 20
Green #00853E 0, 133, 62


Personality & Behavior

Black Nationalism has several personalities, but all connected in the struggle of "his people" and hatred for white supermacy. The Black Power movements for example (like Black Panthers), believe that Capitalism exploits the oppression of Afro-American communities and gets along with most left-wing ideologies (especially Mao, Afrsoc and Gaddafi. He is very violent in riots towards police officers and clashes with them. He hates the FBI, and CIA, and the US government in general for eventually sabotaging the Black Power movements and the assassination of Black Panther leader.

In comics, people often use him to fill the typical 80's or 90's hip-hop star character. Other notes include Black Nationalism speaking African-American Vernacular English.

Stylistic Notes

some props for Black Nationalism to have:

  • A kente kufi
  • Some jewelry
  • Black Panther pin (If African-American)
  • Military beret (If African-African)
  • Protest sign
  • Fried chicken
  • Watermelon
  • Grape soda
  • Menthol cigarettes

Also celebrates Kwanzaa with black, red and green candles.

Relationships

Da Homies

  • Pan-Africanism - One Africa!
  • Maoism - Showing the way to the Panthers.
    • It feels good to know that not everyone knew about my Great Leap Fail*re.
  • Separatism - FOR THE REPUBLIC OF NEW AFRIKA! WE MUST SPLIT FROM WHITE AMERIKKKA!
  • Left-Wing Nationalism - "We should fight capitalism not with black capitalism, but with socialism" ~ Huey Newton.
  • Sankarism - Marxist son in Africa. Your benefits for Burkina Faso will never be forgotten!
  • Gaddafism - Can be insane at times, but you along with Sankara are good in my book.
  • Mugabeism - Great job for giving Zimbabwe back to the natives (even if you fucked the economy)!
  • Malcolm Xism - A great inspiration!!!
  • Garveyism - I'm conflicted by if dictatorial Capitalism is good in economics, but you founded the UNIA which was one the first Afro-American movements for us, my homie. You are a king.
  • Anarkata - I understand your struggle, but you probably need a racial state.
  • Castroism & Guevarism - True revolutionaries! But, why did you guys not like the LGBTQ+ minorities?
  • Juche - Thanks for your support! Self-reliance is based!!! One day we'll finally have black Juche. Eritrea kinda is the African Juche though and that didn't really end well.
    • Wonder what he would think of me being a dictatorship, lol!

Aight

  • Racial Nationalism - BLACK POWER!!! (However I don’t wanna be as bad as the people who are oppressing us, also my culturally left variants are skeptical of you)
  • Black Zionism - WHAAA???????
  • Christian Socialism - MLK Junior?
  • Longism - Thanks for giving free education and cracking down on illiteracy. But you're a ruthless opportunist, and "genuinely" care about black America so long as it benefits you more than it harms you!
  • Trotskyism - My boy ML don't like you.
  • Indigenism - Long live the republic of New Afrika! A land for the true inhabitants of this land... Wait, who are you?
  • Civic Nationalism - Actually in reality, only White Nationalists were racist because they used nationalism to discriminate against my people, I used nationalism to fight for the rights of my people. So I think racism is wrong no matter who perpetrates it.
  • Revolutionary Progressivism - Operation Weather Underground! But the leader of AFUN dislikes wokes, and many of you are white liberal twinks from rich countries, which I don't think is very cool.
  • East Asians - You also suffered from the imperialist whites like us, but why you so judging towards me, especially in Korea and China? You're being brainwashed by them to think you're Aryan!
  • Griffinism - You’re similar to him, but at least you support us.
  • National Bolshevism - Based racial state, but you love wh*te supremacy. At least we can agree the EFF and ZANU were based.
  • Gandhian Socialism - Racist!!! Stop calling me K*ffir!!! At least you became an anti-racist later in your life.
  • Black Islamism - You may be my brother, but stop giving me a bad rap with your reactionary rants.ticité policy is almost appectable.
  • Anarcho-Capitalism - I don't really like anarchism and I'm conflicted about whether capitalism is good or bad, but Lipton Matthews and Murray Rothbard are based.[8]
  • ANC - Ending the apartheid regime was based, but please expel the Boers. I still vote EFF over you.
  • Lincolnism - Racist! But championing the 13th Amendment was based.
  • Authoritarian Capitalism - Many of you are racist, especially when you are closer him, but Garvey, Kagame, Ibrahim Babangida and others are based.
  • Fascism - "We were the first Fascists, when we had 100,000 disciplined men, and were training children, Mussolini was still an unknown. Mussolini copied our Fascism." ~Garvey

Racist!

  • White Nationalism - Racist cr**ker and one of my worst enemies but our separatist variants work well together.
  • Imperialism - AH HELL NAH GET THE HELL OUT OF AFRICA YOU FUCKING RACISTS!!
  • Alt-Right - No Floyd wasn't a revolutionary Marxist. Fuck you, 4chan!
  • Police Statism - Stop killing my people without trial, you racist! And having more black cops won't end racism!
  • Neoconservatism - Fucking Reaganites murdered my people and this guy overall opposes my movement! Grrrr! Wait, did I just HELP YOU!?!!?!!
  • Zionism - Racist k*ke! (But thanks for letting us have a child together.)
  • Confederalism - Quit it with the ¨But my state's rights!!!¨ bullshit before I'll break New Afrika from your lands.
  • Nazism - The Horror on the Rhine was just a nasty excuse of racist propaganda to sterilize blacks! (I don't know why my brother likes you.)
  • Reactionaryism - No, I'm not returning to the times when I was treated like an object! And no, I don't wanna return to times BEFORE I was an object, I ain’t no tribalist without black consciousness.
  • Jim Crow Joe - Don't think I forgot when you were a segregationist!
  • GOPism - You turned your backs on us!
  • Vaushism - Equating my ideology with his? Fuck you.
  • Leopold II Thought - Racist monarchist! Fuck you for what you did to the Congo! Imma cut off both of your hands in revenge.
  • Hutu Power - Stop black infighting! The hate of Tutsi and Hutu was caused by white imperialism to divide us!
  • Afrikaners - Shoot the Boer!
  • Tribalism - I will never return to "ooga booga tribe" mentality. You caused black infighting that was exploited by white imperialists.

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