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Lecture 6: The Negro in the Three Americas

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Part of the African American Philosophy and the African Diaspora book series (AAPAD)

Abstract

This is the concluding lecture of the series. Here Locke seeks to provide a comprehensive account of the indispensable role that African descendant peoples have played throughout the Americas. It is also, in this lecture that Locke’s Inter-American philosophical orientation is most on display. Locke draws on the many insights, principles, concepts and arguments he advanced earlier in the series; specifically with regard to African Americans in the United States to offer a fuller vision of the historical and present social role of Afrodescendant peoples throughout the three Americas.

Keywords

Social Race Slave Trade Group Progress Indenture Servant Colonial Settlement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyJohn Jay College, CUNYNew YorkUSA

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