by Gregg Mitman
The African American intellectual George Brown confronts the brutality of Firestone's rubber plantation empire in Liberia in an excerpt from a new history of the company.
by Shaun Armstead
Achieving Black freedom requires opposing both domestic racial oppression and the workings of imperialism and exploitation abroad, as activists from Abolition to Black Power to Black Lives Matter have shown.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Pankaj Mishra
Taken at the moment of the Algerian fight for independence and other colonial liberation movements, "The Wretched of the Earth" was first seen as a beacon of liberatory thought. A new edition frames the ambivalences in Fanon's work on freedom.
SOURCE: Perspectives on History
by Nemata Blyden and Jeannette Eileen Jones
Black people in the United States have maintained their own relationships with Africa—dating back to the 17th century—despite official US policy regarding the continent.
SOURCE: Black Perspectives
by Russell Rickford
"Black is King" is neither radical nor fundamentally liberatory.
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