Tag Archives: African-American

Paul Buhle and Milton Knight :
BOOKS | C.L.R. James: Back in style, black in style

‘C.L.R. James in Imperial Britain’ opens up the issue of the Third World struggle in an elegant and memorable way. By Paul Buhle and Milton Knight | Truthout | May 5, 2014 Author’s note: This marks the first appearance of … finish reading Paul Buhle and Milton Knight :
BOOKS | C.L.R. James: Back in style, black in style

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Dave Zirin :
Richard Sherman’s refusal to be a brand

If you’re going to root against the Seahawks, please do it for the right reasons. Not so Richard Sherman gets some kind of lip-buttoning comeuppance. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2014 I was done writing … finish reading Dave Zirin :
Richard Sherman’s refusal to be a brand

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Bob Wing : The Battlelines Are Drawn in the South

Demonstrator at Moral Monday protest, Raleigh, N.C. Image from newsobserver.com. The battlelines are drawn:Right-wing neo-secession or a third Reconstruction? In this war for the heart and soul of the U.S., the battle for the South stands front and center. By … finish reading Bob Wing : The Battlelines Are Drawn in the South

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Author and Labor/Social Justice Activist Bill Fletcher Jr.

Rag Radio podcast:Noted author and activist Bill Fletcher Jr. Bill Fletcher Jr. is a longtime author, commentator, and labor, racial justice and social/economic justice activist, and an international solidarity leader. By Rag Radio / The Rag Blog / July 2, … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Author and Labor/Social Justice Activist Bill Fletcher Jr.

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BOOKS / Gregg Barrios : Zadie Smith’s ‘NW’ Speaks in the Polygot of the Streets

Zadie Smith’s latest novel, NW,speaks in the polygot of the streets Smith never identifies the color of her characters — well, not unless they are white. By Gregg Barrios / Critical Mass / February 27, 2013 “Tread carefully over the … finish reading BOOKS / Gregg Barrios : Zadie Smith’s ‘NW’ Speaks in the Polygot of the Streets

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Black Feminist Author Beth E. Richie on Gender Violence and ‘Arrested Justice’

Rag Radio podcast:Black feminist academic and activist Beth E. Richie, author of ‘Arrested Justice‘ By Rag Radio | The Rag Blog | January 16, 2013 Black feminist academic and author Beth E. Richie was Thorne Dreyer’s guest Friday, January 11, … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Black Feminist Author Beth E. Richie on Gender Violence and ‘Arrested Justice’

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Harry Targ : The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ of the Emancipation Proclamation

Emancipation from Freedmen’s viewpoint. Illustration from Harper’s Weekly, 1865. Image from Wikimedia Commons.The Emancipation Proclamation:The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ The candidacy of President Obama in 2012 offers a continuation of the struggle for political rights against the most sustained racist assaults by … finish reading Harry Targ : The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Bob Feldman : Segregation and Lynchings in Texas, 1890-1920

Unidentified African-American man lynched in Texas, 1910. Image from Legends of America.The hidden history of Texas Part IX: 1890-1920/1 — Segregation and lynchings in Texas By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / January 24, 2012 [This is the first … finish reading Bob Feldman : Segregation and Lynchings in Texas, 1890-1920

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Scott Galindez : Black Churches to ‘Occupy the Dream’

Young people participating in the Occupy the Dream rally in front of the Federal Reserve in Washington DC, January 16, 2012. Photo by Scott Galindez / RSN.Occupy the Dream:Black churches join the Occupy movement Rallies throughout the country are designed … finish reading Scott Galindez : Black Churches to ‘Occupy the Dream’

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Bob Feldman : Populism, Labor Organizing, and White Chauvinism in Texas, 1876-1890

Flag of the Texas Farmers Alliance. Image from HHS AP US History.The hidden history of Texas Part VIII: Populism, labor organizing, and white chauvinism in Texas, 1876-1890 By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / January 4, 2012 [This is … finish reading Bob Feldman : Populism, Labor Organizing, and White Chauvinism in Texas, 1876-1890

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Bob Feldman : Reconstruction in Texas/2

African-Americans voting in 1867. Image from the Texas Liberal.The hidden history of Texas Part VII: Reconstruction in Texas, 1865-1876/2 By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / December 26, 2011 [This is the second section of Part 7 of Bob … finish reading Bob Feldman : Reconstruction in Texas/2

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Bob Feldman : Reconstruction in Texas, 1865-1876

The Freedman’s Bureau in Texas. Image from Afrotexan.com.The hidden history of Texas Part VII: Reconstruction in Texas, 1865-1876/1 By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / October 26, 2011 [This is the first section of Part 7 of Bob Feldman’s … finish reading Bob Feldman : Reconstruction in Texas, 1865-1876

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