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Interstitial EP039

Free the Land
by Edward Onaci

Among its demands for reparations, the New Afrikan Independence Movement sought to create a sovereign nation-state encompassing a large portion of the U.S. South. Historian Edward Onaci contextualizes this radically imaginative movement within past and present struggles for Black liberation.

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Edward Onaci is an Associate Professor of History and African American & Africana Studies at Ursinus College. His first book, Free the Land: The Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State (University of North Carolina Press, 2020), explores the history of the New Afrikan Independence Movement and the lived experience of revolutionary activism. Also known as Brotha Onaci, Edward is a DJ-producer and activist who co-founded the People’s DJs Collective and Sonic Diaspora.

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TITLE
Free the Land: The Republic of New Afrika and the Pursuit of a Black Nation-State
AUTHOR
Edward Onaci
PUBLISHER
The University of North Carolina Press
PAGES
296
PUBLICATION DATE
June 2020

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