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With regards to Nkrumah’s extracurricular political activities, it appears he was extremely busy. In December 1942, Nkrumah and Mbadiwe were invited as speakers at the Philadelphia Pyramid Club. ” Nkrumah also worked with Claudia Jones, a leading member of the Communist Party of the United States. In a letter to Jones, Nkrumah thanked her “for the courage, inspiration, and aid” that he had received 26 O The Political and Social Thought of Kwame Nkrumah from her. He went on to write, “The future of Africa like the future of all people throughout the world lives at stake today.

134 When he departed America for London in late 1945, it seems doubtful that Lincoln University and the University of Pennsylvania had changed the ideas and ideals of Nkrumah. Instead, he simply used the opportunity within the confines of these institutions to deepen his intellect and study the means to attain his political ambitions. It appears he possessed an undogmatic Marxist and Pan-African outlook on the world, which centered on the political aspirations of African people organizing themselves toward the eradication of economic and political oppression at the hands of European colonial rule.

Danquah in the early 1950s also sheds light on the attitude of the UGCC toward the semieducated classes. Danquah was asked by Wright why he did not try to win this political constituency to the side of the UGCC. Danquah responded with “a grimace saying: I don’t like this thing of the masses. ” Wright concluded, “Every word that I had uttered clashed with his deep-set convictions. ”83 To Wright, Danquah was of the “old school,” who could not speak for the masses but could tell them what to do. In short, underlying the ideological orientation of the UGCC was a disdain, suspicion, and fear of the potential of the “rabble” when harnessed.

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