David Anthony

Professor of African History at UC Santa Cruz

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Professor of African History at the University of California Santa Cruz and the author of Max Yergan: Race Man, Internationalist, Cold Warrior

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Max Yergan was a contemporary of African-American civil rights pioneers, including Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, singer and activist Paul Robeson, educator and writer W.E.B.

Biography Explores Pan Africanist Turned Apartheid Apologist

Max Yergan was a contemporary of African-American civil rights pioneers, including Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, singer and activist Paul Robeson, educator and writer W.E.B.

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At least one million African workers earn pennies a day in the backbreaking effort to find diamonds, which themselves have no intrinsic value at all, but serve as symbols of love,…

Conflict Diamonds

At least one million African workers earn pennies a day in the backbreaking effort to find diamonds, which themselves have no intrinsic value at all, but serve as symbols of love,…

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