The story of Gandhi’s early study of the abolitionist movement against slavery and the teachings of Booker T. Washington; of the way W.E.B. Du Bois’s notion of a ‘global color line’ – combined with his tireless outreach to anticolonial freedom fighters – helped to draw South Asians and African Americans together; of African Americans debating whether Gandhi’s strategies could apply to them throughout the 1920s; and of Marcus Garvey’s belief that the Indian freedom struggle served as an example of the possiblilty for the expansive unity he envisioned as a Pan-Africanist. Part of the “Black Internationalism” series.