Negroes With Guns-Robert F. Williams-C101

Negroes with Guns by Robert F. Williams

First published in 1962, Negroes with Guns is the story of a African community’s struggle in North Carolina to arm itself in self-defense against the …

Meditations on Frantz Fanon's Wretched of the Earth

Meditations on Frantz Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth by James Yaki Sayles

The terms and concepts Franz Fanon uses in The Wretched of the Earth are often uncommon and underutilized in everyday organizing. As a result, many …

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Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya by Caroline Elkins

Caroline Elkins, a historian at Harvard University, has done a masterful job setting the record straight in her epic investigation, Imperial Reckoning. After years of …

Catching Hell In the City of Angels-Vargas-C101

Catching Hell In The City Of Angels: Life And Meanings Of Blackness In South Central Los Angeles by João H. Costa Vargas

Since the 1980s, Los Angeles has become the most racially and economically divided city in the United States. In the poorest parts of South Central …

Never Meant To Survive-Vargas-C101

Never Meant to Survive: Genocide and Utopias in Black Diaspora Communities by João H. Costa Vargas

Never Meant to Survive presents a historical, political, and social assessment of anti-black genocide and liberatory struggles that arose to resist it. Based on fine-grained …

The Housing Monster-C101

The Housing Monster by prole.info

This scathingly illustrated essay takes one seemingly simple, everyday thing—a house—and looks at the social relations that surround it. Starting with the construction site and …

Sovereign Evolution-Ezrah Aharone-C101

Sovereign Evolution: Manifest Destiny from “Civil Rights” to “Sovereign Rights” by Ezrah Aharone

From “emancipation” to “segregation” to “integration”, Africans in America exist today by virtue of a continuum of political evolutions, each of which is built upon …

Inadmissable Evidence-Williams-C101

Inadmissible Evidence: The Story of the African-American Trial Lawyer Who Defended the Black Liberation Army by Evelyn A. Williams

Criminal trial lawyer Williams pays attention to gritty details while relating the events of her life: growing up black and female in pre-World War II …

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Venezuela Speaks!: Voices from the Grassroots by Carlos Martinez, Michael Fox, & JoJo Farrell

A collection of interviews with activists and other contributors, this compelling oral history details Venezuela’s bloodless uprising and reorganization. For the last decade, Venezuela’s “Bolivarian …

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Fidel Castro: My Life: A Spoken Autobiography by Fidel Castro & Ignacio Ramonet

Numerous attempts have been made to get Fidel Castro to tell his own story. But it was only as he stepped down after five decades …