The questions of understanding and fighting racism are central ones for socialists in the US. At the moment, there is a set of conversations on the left about how socialists understand white privilege, and they are related to the question of where the fight against racism fits in the class struggle.
You can download the following works by James by clicking on the links below: At the Rendezvous of Victory: Selected Writings, 1931-1981 The Life of Captain Cipriani: An Account of British Government in the West Indies (1932) Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History; A Play in Three Acts (1934-1936) … More CLR James: Selected Works
Edited by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. From Haymarket Books: The Combahee River Collective, a path-breaking group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the antiracist and women’s liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection of essays and interviews edited by activist-scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, founding members of … More New Book: How We Get Free – Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective
Edited by Paul Le Blanc. From Haymarket Books: Analysing intersections of race, class, and gender alongside primary texts, this unique volume explores racism and antiracism in the US. Considering the connections between class and racial oppression, and the often marginalized role of the Left in antiracist struggles, Le Blanc skillfully introduces key texts from crucial … More New Book: Black Liberation and the American Dream – The Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice
Edited by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin. From Verso: Black rebellion has returned. Dramatic protests have risen up in scores of cities and campuses; there is renewed engagement with the history of Black radical movements and thought. Here, key intellectuals—inspired by the new movements and by the seminal work of the scholar Cedric J. … More New Book: Futures of Black Radicalism
From Palgrave: This book analyzes the status and position of African American men in the U.S. labor market prior to, during, and after the Great Recession. Using a model of occupational crowding, the book outlines how the representation of African American men in major occupational categories almost universally declined during the recent recession even as … More New book by Michelle Holder: African American Men and the Labor Market during the Great Recession
St. Francis College, Brooklyn NY, April 8, 2017 The Conference will bring together the theoretical perspectives of radical political economics and the organizational experiences of those engaged in struggle on the many crucial issues confronting us today. It will, we hope, contribute to the development of an agenda that can guide all of us … More URPE Brooklyn Conference: Left-Wing Economics in a Right-Wing Political Climate