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Black militancy: notes from the underground

A brief history by Rashad Shabazz of the Black Liberation Army, a Marxist-Leninist urban guerrilla group with roots in the Black Panther Party.

The Panthers, the Black Liberation Army and the struggle to free all political prisoners and prisoners of war

A transcript of a talk given by Ashanti Alsto at the Law and Disorder conference, held in Portland, Oregon from April 14 – 16, 2010.

I will not crawl: excerpts from Robert F. Williams on black struggle and armed self-defense in Monroe, NC

A brief biographical sketch of an incredible man named Robert F. Williams, along with several chapters excerpted from his famous 1962 book Negroes with Guns. Though less well known than more urban groups like the Black Panthers, the words and actions of Monroe, NC’s militant NAACP chapter were tremendously influential on later organizations that advocated self-determination, autonomy, equality, and self-defense.

Average Wobbly Time

An article by John O'Reilly about people's time in an organization and what it can be spent on.

Outside the house of labor

John O'Reilly on how the labor movement talks about itself and how he interprets it as a member of the IWW.

A review: socialist organizing attempts at Pizza Hut

A brief article by John O'Reilly on Socialist Alternative's efforts in fast food organizing.

The point is not to interpret whiteness but to abolish it

Talk given at the conference "The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness" Berkeley, California, April 11-13, 1997.

Industrial Worker (Spokane, Seattle: 1909-1930)

A summary of the University of Washington's microfilm collection of the Industrial Worker newspaper.

Housing is a human right: Massive march about to hit Rochester, NY

Here is a look at the large Housing is a Human Right march that is coming to Rochester, NY, and is look to fight to protect people being unjustly forced out of their homes.

Black power: reading guide

Women at Free Huey Rally, Oakland, 1968.

Libcom.org's reading guide on the American black power movement of the 1960s-70s and its key groups as well as some readings on the civil rights movement.