[act-ma] Boston Socialist School: Black Liberation and the US Left | November 30 | 7pm at e5

Duncan McFarland mcfarland13 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 26 08:01:52 PST 2016


Boston Socialist School

Black Liberation and the US Left


This historical inquiry aims to illuminate prospects, problems, successes
and failures on the part of socialist and left movements in advancing Black
Liberation and advancing Black-white unity. Hopefully, the course will
inspire broader and deeper investigations into the history of other left
parties and organizations in the battle for racial justice and liberation.


November 30, 2016 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Session I: 19th century roots; black nation thesis of Communist Party;
struggle against white Chauvinism; Scottsboro case


December 7, 2016    | 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Session II: struggles in the south; anti-colonial struggles; popular front
of 1930's; black-white working class unity



Instructor: Mark Solomon, Professor Emeritus of History at Simmons College
and a Former Co-Chair of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and
Socialism.  He is the author of The Cry was Unity; Communists and African
Americans, 1917-1936, University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, 1998.


Register at www.bostonsocialistunity.org
<http://www.bostonsocialistunity.org/boston-socialist-school.html>

Registration Fee: $10 (suggested)


Encuentro 5

9A Hamilton Place

Boston, MA 02108

Please note that e5 is not wheelchair accessible at this time.




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