Slave Revolts

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.

A Letter to Boston's "Radical Americans" From a “Loose and Disorderly” New Yorker, Autumn 1770

This picture shows THE FATAL FIFTH OF MARCH OF 1770, called the "Boston Massacre

Midnight Notes on the multi-ethnic rebellion at the roots of the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770 in which British soldiers shot and killed several people.

1831 The Jamaica Slave Rebellion

Destruction of the Roehampton Estate, January 1832, by Adolphe Duperly

A short account of the Baptist War, the revolt by Jamaican slaves in 1831 that forced the British Empire to abolish slavery within its borders in the aftermath.

The Real Resistance to Slavery in North America

A text by Russell Maroon Shoatz/s on historical resistance to slavery in North America. The attached PDF collects this essay together with "The Dragon and The Hydra" and an introduction looking at the relevance of Shoatz's thought to anarchists.