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Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis
Women, Race, and Class
by Angela Y. Davis
read in April, 2009
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What Is to Be Done? by Vladimir Lenin
What Is to Be Done?
by Vladimir Lenin
read in April, 2009
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My Son's Story by Nadine Gordimer
My Son's Story
by Nadine Gordimer
read in February, 2009
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wonderfully delicately weaving of love, lust, family, betrayal, and the struggle for freedom in apartheid South Africa. Classic Gordimer.
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Black Bolshevik by Harry Haywood
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If He Hollers Let Him Go by Chester Himes
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Wow. A seething portrait of racism and rage through the eyes of a black man in WWII Los Angeles. Tragic and deeply powerful.
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Black, Brown, Yellow, and Left by Laura Pulido
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I appreciate Pulido's careful analysis of 3 revolutionary organizations, getting inside them through reliance of primary sources and interviews. Yet I hoped for a deeper and broader analysis of these organizations in their historical moment, which wo...more
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Freedom Dreams by Robin D.G. Kelley
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A beautiful journey through the history and evolution of black revolutionary thought in the US and beyond with Kelley's poetic touch and surrealist punchline.
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I've Got the Light of Freedom by Charles M. Payne
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A brilliant work on so many levels. Captures the pulse and feel of the civil rights movement in Mississippi at its height, the deep wisdom, creativity and ingeunity of the "organizing tradition" along with the challenges and contradictions. Payne is...more
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Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
Go Tell It on the Mountain
by James Baldwin
read in September, 2008
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A dizzying, haunting journey through the religious souls of Blacks north and south in early 20th century America. Its religious fervor is overwhelming.
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