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Online Encyclopedia: African American History, Groups and Organizations

The following are short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of global African history. These encyclopedia entries serve as a starting point for much more inclusive descriptions and discussions that appear in other sources. For additional information please consult the print or website sources cited in the entry.

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24th Infantry Regiment in Korea (1950-1951)Organizations
African Civilization Society, The (1858-1869) Organizations
African Democratic Rally (1946- )Organizations
African National Congress (ANC)Organizations
African Union (2002- )Organizations
Black Studies Association (Kokujin Kenkyu no Kai) of JapanOrganizations
Boko Haram (2002- )Organizations
British Black Panther Party (1968-1973)Organizations
Dalit Panther Movement (1972-1977)Organizations
Frente Negra Brasileira (1931-1938)Organizations
Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) (1990- )Organizations
Interahamwe (1992- )Organizations
Israeli Black Panther Party (1971-1977)Organizations
Ligue Universelle pour la Défense de la Race Noire (1924)Organizations
Mouride Sufi Brotherhood Organizations
Movimento Negro Unificado (1978-- ) Organizations
No. 2 Construction Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (1914–1918) Organizations
O Clarim da Alvorada (1924-1932)Organizations
Operation Crossroads Africa (1958- ) Organizations
Pan Africanist Congress of AzaniaOrganizations
Partido de Independiente de Color (Cuba, 1908-1912)Organizations
Revolutionary United Front (1991–2002)Organizations
South African Students’ Organization (SASO)Organizations
The Almoravids/al-Murabitun (1040CE–1147CE)Organizations
The Mano River Women’s Peace Network (2001-)Organizations
The Nigerian Youth Movement (1934-1951)Organizations
Tirailleurs SenegalaisOrganizations
Tirailleurs Sénégalais in the Indochina War (1947-1954)Organizations
Tonton Macoutes (Milice Volontaires de la Securite Nationale - MSVN)Organizations
Victoria Pioneer Rifle Corps (1861-1865)Organizations
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