Black Liberation and Socialism
Published: 2006 | ISBN: 1931859264 | PDF | 296 pages | 8 Mb
A sharp and insightful analysis of historic movements against racism in the United States-from the separatism of Marcus Garvey, to the militancy of Malcolm X and the Black Panther Party, to the eloquence of Martin Luther King Jr. and much more-with essential lessons for today's struggles.
In the 40 years since the civil rights movement, many gains have been made-but there is still far to go to win genuine change. Here is a badly needed primer on the history and future of the struggle against racism.
Ahmed Shawki is the editor of the International Socialist Review. A member of the National Writers Union, he is also a contributor to The Struggle for Palestine (Haymarket). He lives in Chicago, Illinois.