By C. L. R. James
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In a world where the very humanity of dark-skinned people was perpetually assaulted and questioned, Garvey gave his followers a sense of history and personhood. By linking the entire black world to Africa and to each other, he turned a national minority into an international majority. 32 James’s recognition of the revolutionary potential of black nationalism should have made A History of Negro Revolt an instant classic among the Left. By the late 1930s, virtually all left-wing movements were floundering on the “Negro Question,” including the Communists who had abandoned self-determination in favor of the Popular Front.
So popular was he that the citizens of Moscow elected him to the City Council! As a student at the University of the Toilers of the East, he could have run into any number of African leaders who, like him, had been drawn to the Communist camp. A. 8 The impressive gathering of black radicals in Moscow not only contributed to the development of a left-wing Pan-Africanism but probably shaped Padmore’s vision of a black international working class movement that could unite Africa and the diaspora in a coordinated effort to overthrow colonialism, racism, and ultimately capitalism.
38 By the war’s end, James was convinced of the necessity of black nationalism as an essential element of the black freedom struggle. As early as 1945, he believed that “the Negro is nationalist to his heart and is perfectly right to be so. A,” he echoed these sentiments and pushed even further. By virtue of their experiences in the United States under racism and capitalism, he argued, black people were inherently revolutionary. ”39 Thus the rise of Black Power did not surprise James at all. What surprised his old left-wing supporters, however, was how little he spoke about the proletariat during this period.