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Mike Cole

THE DEVELOPING CONJUNCTURE AND SOME INSIGHTS FROM HUBERT HARRISON AND THEODORE W. ALLEN ON THE CENTRALITY OF THE FIGHT AGAINST WHITE SUPREMACY

My article “The Developing Conjuncture and Some Insights From Hubert Harrison and Theodore W. Allen on the Centrality of the Fight Against White Supremacy” is now available at: http://www.jeffreybperry.net/works.htm (top left).

Harrison and Allen offer some important insights relevant to struggle today.

This is a pre-publication copy of an article that will appear in “Cultural Logic”

Please share the article with others.

JEFFREY PERRY

 

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Socialism and Hope

THIS SPRING AT THE BRECHT FORUM

Dear Friends,

Spring is here and things are heating up at the Brecht Forum. On April 15th we are hosting the legendary activist Grace Lee Boggs for a book party celebrating “The Next American Revolution” along with Academy award nominated actress Ruby Dee. 

On May 20th, the Brecht Forum, Critical Resistance and the Mission and Social Justice Ministry of The Riverside Church welcomes Angela Y. Davis for a talk “The World We Need is The World We Want” hosted by GRIT TV’s Laura Flanders.

Also check out our classes in Spanish, Hubert Harrison,and a special seminar conducted by the 15th Street Manifesto Group.

Check out www.brechtforum.org for updates and as always, subscribers go to most events and classes for free. 

Thanks!

Kazembe Balagun 

Outreach Coordinator

Friday, April 15

7:30 pm

FORUM AND DISCUSSION

Co-Sponsor: The Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership

The Next American Revolution:

Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century

Grace Lee Boggs with Scott Kurashige Introduction by Ruby Dee

A world dominated by America and driven by cheap oil, easy credit, and conspicuous consumption is unraveling before our eyes. In this powerful,…

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Friday, April 22

7:00 pm

PERFORMANCE

Deadly She Wolf Assassin at Armageddon

& Momma’s Song

Fred Ho and Afro Asian Ensemble

Revolutionary composer and Afro-Asian creator-extraordinaire Fred Ho has created another innovative “first”: a double manga-cd project,…

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Thursday, May 5

7:30 pm- 9:30 pm

6-SESSION CLASS BEGINS

Hubert Harrison, Theodore W. Allen & the Continuing Centrality of the Fight Against White Supremacy

Jeffrey B. Perry with Others

This course will focus on Hubert H. Harrison (1883-1927) and Theodore W. Allen (1919-2005), two autodidactic, anti-white supremacist working class…

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Friday, May 20

7:00 pm

SPECIAL FUNDRAISER FOR CRITICAL RESISTANCE AND THE BRECHT FORUM (THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT RIVERSIDE CHURCH 490 RIVERSIDE DRIVE AT 120TH STREET)

Co-Sponsor:Mission and Social Justice Ministry of Riverside Church, Brecht Forum and Critical Resistance Presents

Conversations Uptown

The World We Want is the World We Need

Angela Y. Davis, Ruthie Gilmore, Vijay Prashad Moderated by Laura Flanders

Some 40 years after uprisings at Attica and her own arrest, Angela Davis comes to Riverside Church in Harlem to build bridges around issues of social equality.

—END—

‘I believe in the afterlife.

It starts tomorrow,

When I go to work’

Cold Hands & Quarter Moon, ‘Human Herbs’ at: http://www.myspace.com/coldhandsmusic (recording) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h7tUq0HjIk (live)

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W. E. B. Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois

RACE, LABOR AND CITIZENSHIP IN THE POST-EMANCIPATION SOUTH

 

Call for Papers
 
Conference on ‘Race, Labor & Citizenship in the Post-Emancipation South’
Charleston, March 11-13, 2010
College of Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina
 
Keynote by Steven Hahn, author of the prize-winning A Nation Under Our Feet:
Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration

Rationale: One hundred years ago the outstanding African American scholar-activist, W. E. B. Du Bois, presented to the American Historical Association a paper entitled “Reconstruction and Its Benefits.” In the paper and in his seminal Black Reconstruction, published a quarter century later, Du Bois not only exposed the racial assumptions underpinning the then dominant view of the period following slave emancipation: he insisted that the struggles over slavery and the shape of the freedom that followed were central to the history of America’s working people, calling it “the kernel and meaning of the labor movement in the United States.” Over the past generation, historians have built upon Du Bois’s powerful insight about the connections between race, labor and citizenship in the post-emancipation South, producing some of the most compelling scholarship in the field of U. S. history.
 
The After Slavery Project, a transatlantic research collaboration based at Queen’s University Belfast, welcomes proposals from scholars at all levels for individual papers and panels that showcase new and developing research on these and related themes across the former slave South, between the end of the Civil War and the early years of the twentieth century. As part of our commitment to making this scholarship widely available to teachers and students outside of higher education, labor and community activists, and interested citizens, we invite proposals for teachers’ workshops and panels that attempt to link new scholarship and public/popular history and/or online learning.  
 
Suggested topics include:
Labor and the Politics of Reconstruction
Freedwomen, Citizenship and the Public Sphere
Freedom, Property Rights and the Land Question in the Postwar South
Black Workers, the Union Leagues and the Republican Party
White Supremacy and the Prospects for Interracialism
The Franchise and Grassroots Political Activism
Coercion, Paramilitary Violence and Resistance
Emigration Movements and Black Mobility
Gender and the Free Labor Vision
Religion and Southern Laborers
Dockworkers, Port Cities and Black Mobilization
Race Leadership after ‘Redemption’
Populism and the Color Line
Agricultural and Urban Labor
Race, Labor and New South Industrialization
Independent Politics after 1880
 
Details are available online at http://www.afterslavery.com . Proposals (limit 200 words/paper) should be submitted by November 20, 2009 either electronically to charlestonconference@afterslavery.com or by completing the online form at the After Slavery http://www.afterslavery.com  website.
 
Conference Organizers:
Brian Kelly, Queen’s University Belfast
Susan E. O’Donovan, University of Memphis
Bruce E. Baker, Royal Holloway–University of London
Bernard E. Powers Jr., College of Charleston
Simon K. Lewis, College of Charleston (CLAW)
Kerry Taylor, The Citadel
 
Organized by the After Slavery Project
Co-sponsored by the Program in the Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World (CLAW); the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture (College of Charleston); the (SC) African American Historical Alliance; School of Humanities and Social Sciences (The Citadel) and the Southern Labor Studies Association

Other supporting organizations: Center for the Study of the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill); Institute for Southern Studies (University of South Carolina at Columbia); Labor and Working Class History Association (LAWCHA); Charleston International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1422; The Citadel Oral History Program; W. E. B. Du Bois Institute (Harvard University)
 
The After Slavery Project is funded by the (UK) Arts and Humanities Research Council

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