Cedric J Robinson

Notes on Cedric Robinson's Black Marxism

I recently read Cedric J. Robinson's Black Marxism, the Making of the Black Radical Tradition, here's some quick notes.

Black Sansculottes and Ambitious Marionettes: Cedric J. Robinson, CLR James and the Critique of Political Leadership - Alberto Toscano

Toussaint Louverture

Leadership can serve as a privileged prism to revisit, in this theoretical homage to the work of Cedric J. Robinson, his own encounter with C.L.R. James’s work.

The Terms of Order

The Terms of Order

Cedric J. Robinson contends that our perception of political order is an illusion, maintained by political and social theorists who share a dependence on the concept of leadership as a basis for describing and prescribing social order.

Cedric J. Robinson: the Making of a Black Radical Intellectual

Cedric J. Robinson

Robin D. G. Kelley's obituary for Cedric Robinson.

Black Marxism: the making of the black radical tradition - Cedric J. Robinson

In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate.