By Randolph Hohle. From Routledge: Racism in the Neoliberal Era explains how simple racial binaries like black/white are no longer sufficient to explain the persistence of racism, capitalism, and elite white power. The neoliberal era features the largest black middle class in US history and extreme racial marginalization. Hohle focuses on how the origins and … More New Book: Racism in the Neoliberal Era – A Meta History of Elite White Power
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
By Mehrsa Baradaran. From Harvard University Press: When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States’ total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the … More New Book: The Color of Money – Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
by Ron Ramdin. From Verso: In this pioneering history, Ron Ramdin traces the roots of Britain’s disadvantaged black working class. From the development of a small black presence in the sixteenth century, through the colonial labour institutions of slavery, indentureship, and trade unionism, Ramdin expertly guides us through the stages of creation for a UK … More New Book: The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain
By Andrea Flynn, Susan R. Holmberg, Dorian T. Warren, and Felicia J. Wong. From Cambridge University Press: Why do black families own less than white families? Why does school segregation persist decades after Brown v. Board of Education? Why is it harder for black adults to vote than for white adults? Will addressing economic inequality … More New Book: The Hidden Rules of Race – Barriers to an Inclusive Economy
Nikhil Singh, Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU and Adom Getachew, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago discuss the role of colonization and empire in developing the connection between race and capitalism.