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ABBAllman Brothers Band (band)
ABBAsea Brown Boveri (Billingstad, Norway)
ABBAmerican Body Building
ABBAbbreviation
ABBAsea Brown Boveri Ltd (Zurich)
ABBArchitecture Building Block
ABBAmerican Business Brokers (Fort Myers, FL)
ABBAffin Bank Berhad (Malaysia)
ABBActivity Based Budgeting
ABBActivity-Based Budgeting (budgeting methodology)
ABBArchitecture Building Block (computing)
ABBAnybody but Bush (politics)
ABBAny Branch Banking (various locations)
ABBAlex Boncayao Brigade (terrorist group)
ABBArchives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
ABBAmerican Board of Bioanalysis (est. 1968; St. Louis, MO)
ABBAssociation of British Bookmakers (UK)
ABBAustralian Barley Board (Adelaide, South Australia)
ABBArgentina, Bolivia and Brazil (energy sector)
ABBAnalog Baseband
ABBArab Bangladesh Bank
ABBAfrican Blood Brotherhood (New York, NY)
ABBAdaptive Body Bias
ABBAmerican Association of Bioanalysts
ABBAirborne Brigade
ABBAverage Bank Balance
ABBAuthority Black Book (e-book)
ABBArt behind Bars (prisons)
ABBAdvantech Benelux BV (Advantech Co. subsidiary)
ABBAverage Blues Band (band)
ABBInternational Bank of Azerbaijan
ABBAllegheny Brass Band (Pittsburgh, PA)
ABBAmerica's Best Bootfitters
ABBActief Bodembeheer (Dutch: active soil management)
ABBAmateur Boat Building
ABBAccelerated Book Build (financial method of placing of equity stock)
ABBActivity Based Benefits
ABBAmerican Brotherhood for the Blind
ABBAustrian Brass Band
ABBAll 'Bout Business (Qwest Communications)
ABBAsian Bad Boys (gang)
ABBAutomated Bill Book (Texas)
ABBAssociato Brasileira de Buiatria (Brazilian Veterinary Cattle Association)
ABBAnkara Buyuksehir Belediyesi
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This well-researched book explores the history of Black internationalism to examine how the African Blood Brotherhood (1919) and the International African Service Bureau (1937) promoted Black Diasporic alliances to create a Black radical internationalism of Marxist social and political thought.
Makalani examines the black radical international movements, socialist in orientation, that critiqued the nationalist/capitalist orientation of Garvey and led to the creation of the African Blood Brotherhood (1919).
Chapter two is a fascinating chapter in that it provides the pretext for a diasporic activism in its wording, "Liberating Negroes Everywhere." Here the various alliances that went into the creation of the African Blood Brotherhood are significantly articulated.
One such group was the African Blood Brotherhood for African Liberation and Redemption (ABB), first announced in the pages of West Indian immigrant Cyril Briggs' radical periodical the Crusader.
From this perspective, the UNIA--like the African Blood Brotherhood, the radical Messenger newspaper, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, and similar contemporaries--might share far more with the postwar rebels than with the late-Victorianism of the Freemasons.
Very little is known about the African Blood Brotherhood, and what limited information is known is discussed with adumbration.
Marcus Garvey, of course, is the most illustrative of political examples, but there were also characters such as Cyril Briggs (who was a major leader of the African Blood Brotherhood and, later, the Communist Party), Malcolm X (whose mother was Grenadian) and Minister Louis Farrakhan.
The disproportionately large number of Caribbeans who played leadership roles in radical Harlem-based political organizations like the Universal Negro Improvement Association and the African Blood Brotherhood could not be explained only by such deterministic forces, however.
Many of these radicals were members of a secret organization known as the African Blood Brotherhood. The Brotherhood, organized in 1919 by Cyril Briggs, Richard B.
Randolph and others at the magazine viewed the programs of such West-Indian-led groups as the UNIA and the communist, black nationalist African Blood Brotherhood (Garvey's bitter opponent) as "foreign" to the realities of black life in the United States.(1) The Messenger attributed racial prejudice to capitalism, insisted on the "Americanness" of African Americans, and continually called for interracial worker solidarity, even when it promoted black control of black groups as a tactical necessity.
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