African-American Participation in the Italo-Ethiopian War: Blog Post #5

THE BLACK PRESS ON ETHIOPIA: A COMPARISON OF THE NORFOLK JOURNAL AND GUIDE AND THE NEW YORK AMSTERDAM NEWS

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African-American Participation in the Italo-Ethiopian War, Blog Post #4

 

An Overview of African-American Reactions and Contributions to the Italo-Ethiopian War

In my final paper, I’ve presented this information a little different than I did in my blog posts, so bear with me for a second. If you’ve been following my (very long) posts, you’ll see that I first talked about the military and diplomatic history of the war, then focused on an analysis of Ethiopia-related memoirs. In my actual paper, I first talk about the military and diplomatic history of the war, then I provide some background on African-American reactions. After this background, I provide analysis on two subjects: memoirs of individuals who were in Ethiopia during the war (this is the subject of my previous blog post) and then a comparison between two Northern and Southern African-American newspapers. Basically, even though this is my third content-related blog post, this actually chronologically comes second in the way I present my paper.

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