Black Reconstruction and the Paris Commune: Two Momentous Revolutions

By Jeff Sorel Black History Month brings back to life long-buried struggles of African-American people for liberation and justice. One of the most stirring such struggles took place a century-and-a-half ago during Reconstruction, when a revolutionary upsurge in the 1870s led to formerly enslaved people winning political power throughout the U.S. South. A contemporaneous revolutionary…

How to Do Operational PGP

By Anonymous Contributor February 15, 2017 This is a guide on how to email securely. There are many guides on how to install and use PGP to encrypt email. This is not one of them. This is a guide on secure communication using email with PGP encryption. If you are not familiar with PGP, please read…

Antifa Worldwide: A Brief History of International Antifascism

Fascism, as we know it today, came amid the sweeping nationalism accompanying World War I. Numerous leftists shifting from left to right ported their watchwords of solidarity and insurrection over to militant formations designed to destroy the left and seize power. They were not unopposed in this mobilization of a left and right so-called “revolution.”…

Responding to the Fascist Creep: An Interview with Alexander Reid Ross

Below is an interview conducted with anti-fascist author and organizer Alexander Reid Ross addressing many of the themes raised in his upcoming book, Against the Fascist Creep.  We discuss what the idea of “creeping fascism” is, where it has become prevalent, and what organizations have begun to confront it. Anti-Fascist News: Could you explain a little…

The White Women’s March

By Yejide Orunmila President of ANWO (African National Women’s Organization) From “Beyond the Women’s March: White Women’s Reparations to African People” Web Conference hosted by the Uhuru Solidarity Movement. Yejide Orunmila, president of ANWO (African National Women’s Organization) and member of the Uhuru Movement examines the (white) Women’s March on Washington, and explains the political…

The Black Radical Tradition

A massive PDF compilation of writings about black radical and revolutionary movements in the US in the 20th century. Contents Black Reconstruction – W.E.B. Du Bois What Socialism Means to Us – Hubert Harrison An Appeal to the Conscience of the Black Race to See Itself – Marcus Garvey Program of the African Blood Brotherhood…

The Invention of the White Race 

“When the first Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, there were no ‘white’ people there; nor, according to the colonial records, would there be for another sixty years.” — Theodore W. Allen The Invention of the White Race  by Theodore Allen Theodore W. Allen’s The Invention of the White Race By Jeffery Perry Theodore W. Allen’s two-volume The…

Che Guevara: Sobre la base de los principios, la normalización de las relaciones con EEUU sería ideal para nosotros

Source Cuba Debate Cubadebate comparte con sus lectores otra entrevista poco conocida que concedió en 1964 Ernesto Che Guevara, entonces Ministro de Industrias de la Revolución, a la periodista Lisa Howard. Ella tendría un papel activo en las conversaciones secretas entre el Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro y altos funcionarios de la administración estadounidense, de…

Rescatan histórica entrevista de Ernesto Che Guevara con CBS en 1964

Source:Cuba Debate El programa de la Televisión Cubana, “La pupila asombrada”, que se transmite los jueves a las diez de la noche por Cubavisión, rescató del olvido una entrevista que ofreció el Comandante Ernesto Che Guevara para el programa “Face the Nation”, de la CBS, el 13 diciembre de 1964. Ernesto Che Guevara aparece en…

Black August by Mumia Abu Jamal

August is a month to assess and build upon the legacy of Black people’s resistance to the armed repression of the U.S. state and its agents. The author, the nation’s best known political prisoner, wrote this article August 4, 1993. Mumia Abu Jamal “George Jackson was my hero. He set a standard for prisoners, political…

Black August 2004 by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Black August 2004 by Mumia Abu-Jamal on the Haiti Revolution Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Radio Broadcasts Recorded 07-18-04 Black August 2004 MP3 Among these large bodies, the little community of Haiti, anchored in the Caribbean Sea, has had her mission in the world, and a mission which the world had much need to learn. She has taught…

The Huey P. Newton Reader

The first comprehensive collection of writings by the Black Panther Party founder and revolutionary icon of the black liberation era, The Huey P. Newton Reader combines now-classic texts ranging in topic from the formation of the Black Panthers, African Americans and armed self-defense, Eldridge Cleaver’s controversial expulsion from the Party, FBI infiltration of civil rights…

Cedric J. Robinson: The Making of a Black Radical Intellectual

Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition by Cedric J. Robinson Capitalism, Marxism, and the Black Radical Tradition: An Interview with Cedric Robinson Just as Thucydides believed that historical consciousness of a people in crisis provided the possibility of more virtuous action, more informed and rational choices, so do I. –Cedric J. Robinson,…