Johnson–Forest Tendency

From Sundown to Sunup: The Making of the Black Community - George Rawick

George Rawick was a member of CLR James's Facing Reality group in the 1960s. From Sundown to Sunup relies on slaves telling their own stories of self-activity with Rawick's analysis of slave society and European and American racism.

The C.L.R. James Reader - C.L.R. James, Edited and Introduced by Anna Grimshaw

Published by Blackwell Publishers, 1992. Prepared in collaboration with James in his final year, this collection offers unique insight into the range and development of his life’s work. Introduction by Anna Grimshaw gives a great overview of James's work. Notes on the Chapters include background info on each selection.

Basic Documents on the Black Struggle - CLR James

Rare collection of readings by C.L.R. James recommended to members of Revolutionary Black Workers in Detroit in the early 1970s.

Negro Revolution Through Revolutionary Socialism - CLR James

Transcribed for the first time. CLR James recommended reading for militants in Detroit in 1970s. Reprinted as part of Basic Documents on the Black Struggle.

Three Discussions on the Negro Question in 1939 - CLR James

CLR James recommended reading for militants in Detroit in 1970s. Reprinted as "Three Discussions in 1939" part of Basic Documents on the Black Struggle.

The Coal Miners’ General Strike of 1949-50 and the Birth of Marxist-Humanism in the U.S.

Written by Andy Philips with a foreword by Raya Dunayevska this gives an overview of the 1949-1950 US coal strike by a participant.

A New Notion

A New Notion

This book contains two essays. The first is Every Cook Can Govern by C.L.R. James. The second is The Invading Socialist Society, by James and Raya Dunayevskaya.

Grace Lee Boggs R.I.P.

Grace Lee & Jimmy Boggs

Grace Lee Boggs, founding member of the Johnson-Forest Tendency (where her party name was Ria Stone), has died at the age of 100 in Detroit. She was born on June 27, 1915 and passed away today, October 5, 2015

Notes on dialectics: part II the Hegelian logic - CLR James

Part of a 1948 publication by CLR James

Introduction to L’operaio americano (1954)

Mon­taldi in Paris, 1953.

From Battaglia Comu­nista, a. XV, n. 2 (febbraio-marzo 1954), the introduction to the Italian translation of The American Worker.