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The 4th Pan-African Congress is held in New York City, USA

Sunday, 21 August 1927
The 4th Pan-African Congress was held in New York City, USA. The congress was sponsored by the American based African-American women's organisation, Circle for Peace and Foreign Relations. The congress was opened with 208 delegates signing "Lift Ev'ry Voice". Other delegates were attracted from the West Indies, Western Europe, Asia, South America, and from Africa, Nana Amoah III of the Gold Coast, Thorgie Sie of Liberia, and representatives of Sierra Leone and Nigeria. ..
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In 1959 the Africanists broke away from the ANC and formed the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC). The histories of these ...read more
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