black power

The Jackson State shootings, 1970

Jackson State women's dormitory window

A short account of the shooting of several black students and bystanders by police on the night of May 14/15, 1970.

Lessons in leftism: Pete Seeger and the black power movement

Roger Johnson and Pete Seeger singing "We shall overcome"

The rise of “black power” led Pete Seeger to realize he had become a towering figure in a movement he didn't fully understand. The way he dealt with criticisms of him and his friends holds lessons for today.

Black Panthers in London( Who were they and Why they should interest Anarchists??) -Carlus Hudson

The text of a talk given at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh on 17/12/2016.

The author(Carlus Hudson) would like to point out these are more notes/transcript for a talk rather than a properly written article.

Black representation after Ferguson – John Clegg

John Clegg, of the 'Endnotes' collevtive, examines the state of black politics in the US. Published in 'The Brooklyn Rail', May 3rd, 2016

The Black Voice

Cover of The Black Voice

Partial online archive of The Black Voice, the information arm of the United Black Workers, an organization of workers at the Ford Mahwah Assembly plant in New Jersey in the early 1970s.

The limits of anti-racism - Adolph Reed Jr.

The following article appeared in Left Business Observer #121, September 2009. Adolph Reed Jr. dissects 'anti-racism'. Unfortunately Reed deals only with liberal anti-racism and does so in order to defend social democracy rather than a liberatory politics.

The Progressive Plantation: racism inside white radical social change groups

book cover

A short book discussing racism and anti-working class attitudes in radical groups, and how to fight it

This nonviolent stuff'll get you killed - Charles Cobb

Armed Black Panthers

Civil rights scholar Charles E. Cobb Jr. describes the vital role that armed self-defense played in the survival and liberation of black communities in America during the Southern Freedom Movement of the 1960s.

On the Suicide of a Revolutionary (For Bob Starobin)

Letter eulogizing radical scholar Bob Starobin, by author and photographer Julius Lester, mailed to me (paper copy) by my comrade Ellen from her personal archives. 6-page pdf.

Black Revolutionaries in the US: Communist Interventions, vol. 2

Second volume of the Communist Interventions series, collecting debates between Black revolutionaries in the US.