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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Changing Venezuela-Wilpert-C101

Changing Venezuela by Taking Power: The History and Policies of the Chavez Government by Gregory Wilpert

Since coming to power in 1998, the Chavez government has inspired both fierce internal debate and horror amongst Western governments accustomed to counting on an …

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The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution by C.L.R. James

This book is an account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille and became the model …

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Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson by George Jackson

This books is a must read and there is no blurb which can describe George Jackson’s prison writings. We instruct each of you to ignore …