ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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B R Ambedkar, W E B DuBois and the Process of Liberation

B R Ambedkar's American 'experience' helped him hone his commitment to a pragmatic, flexible democratic system. For most authors, Ambedkar was not influenced by the Black American struggle, though his stay in America coincided with an efflorescence of Black protest literature. Instead he used his knowledge of American culture to analyse his own country's social situation. This essay analyses the writings of Ambedkar and W E B DuBois as both sought a way out to liberate their long oppressed peoples.

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