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George Padmore (1902-1959), born Malcolm Nurse was a Trinidadian communist and later a leading Pan-Africanist with anti-communist sympathies. Through his work with communism and decolonisation Padmore was one of the influential figures of the twentieth century. 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a nation located in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the coast of Venezuela. ... Communism - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Pan-Africanism is a term which can have two separate, but related meanings. ... Decolonization generally refers to a movement following the Second World War in which the various European colonies of the world were granted independence. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s The 20th century lasted from 1901 to 2000 in the Gregorian calendar (often from (1900 to 1999 in common usage). ...


He was born in Arouca, Trinidad. In 1924 he travelled to the Fisk University in Tennessee where he studied medicine. He later transfered to New York University and later to Harvard Law School. It was during this time that he became active in the Communist Party USA and changed his name to George Padmore. Arouca is a town in the East-West Corridor of Trinidad and Tobago. ... Trinidad (Spanish, Trinity) most commonly refers to the larger island of the nation Trinidad and Tobago, the subject of this article. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fisk University is a historically black college in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. It is the oldest college in the state. ... State nickname: Volunteer State Other U.S. States Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Governor Phil Bredesen Official languages English Area 109,247 km² (36th)  - Land 106,846 km²  - Water 2,400 km² (2. ... Medicine is a branch of health science concerned with restoring and maintaining health. ... New York University (NYU) is a large research-oriented university in New York City, and is among the most prestigious post-secondary institutions in the United States. ... Harvard Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... The Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) is one of several Marxist-Leninist groups in the United States. ...


Padmore was an important black student leader, and this led to his involvement in Comintern, the international communist movement. In late 1929 he left the United States and moved to the USSR where he headed the Negro Bureau of the Communist International of Labour Unions and was Secretary of the International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers. He also edited the journal Negro Worker. The first edition of Communist International, journal of the Comintern published in Moscow and Petrograd (now Saint Petersburg) in May 1919. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1933 Padmore resigned his positions and moved to London. In London he collaborated with C.L.R. James and other Caribbean and African intellectuals. In response to the Italian invasion of Ethiopia James and Padmore organised the International African Services Bureau. In his capacity as leader of the IASB Padmore helped organise the 1954 Manchester Conference which was attended by Kwame Nkrumah, Jomo Kenyatta, W.E.B. DuBois. This conference helped set the agenda for decolonisation in the post-war period. 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Greater London and the Regions of England. ... Cyril Lionel Robert James (4 January 1901–19 May 1989) was a journalist, and a prominent socialist theorist and writer. ... The Caribbean or the West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. ... World map showing location of Africa A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second_largest continent in both area and population, after Asia. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Kwame Nkrumah Kwame Nkrumah (September 21, 1909 - April 27, 1972) was a Ghanaian politician and one of the most influential founders of Pan-Africanism. ... Jomo Kenyatta (October 20, 1892?–August 22, 1978) was an African politician, the first Prime Minister (1963–1964) and President (1964–1978) of an independent Kenya. ... William Edward Burghardt DuBois (February 23, 1868 - August 27, 1963) was an African-American civil rights leader and scholar. ...


When Ghana became independent in 1957 Padmore moved there and served as an advisor to Nkrumah. Padmore died in London in September of 1959, where he had gone to receive medical treatment. 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


External links

The George Padmore Institute (http://www.georgepadmoreinstitute.org/)


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George Padmore (1902-1959), born Malcolm Nurse was a Trinidadian communist and later a leading Pan-Africanist with anti-communist sympathies.
Through his work with communism and decolonisation Padmore was one of the influential figures of the twentieth century.
Padmore was an important fl student leader, and this led to his involvement in Comintern, the international communist movement.
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