Adolph L. Reed Jr.

"What are the drums saying, Booker?" - Adolph L. Reed Jr.

Adolph Reed's hilarious and biting criticism of Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson, Henry Louis Gates and the concept of the "black intellectual."

Response to Eric Arnesen: a discussion on whiteness theory - Adolf Reed

Adolph Reed on the latest academic novelty named "whiteness theory."

Black particularity reconsidered - Adolph L. Reed Jr.

Angela Davis, Stalinist and leftist icon

An in-depth 1970s analysis of how the management of black dissent by the black American middle-class/professional elite helped restructure capitalism to its own advantage.

"[i]Black Power presupposed a mass-organizational model built on the assumption of a homogeneity of black political interests to be dealt with through community leadership. It is this notion of "black community" that has blocked development of a radical critique in the Civil Rights movement by contraposing an undifferentiated mass to a leadership stratum representing it.