Black Political Thought

Transcript: The Black Radical Tradition Can Guide Our Struggles Against Oppression w/ Robin D.G. Kelley

06 Jul 2023
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Emancipation Circuit w/ Thulani Davis

18 Sep 2022
Featuring Thulani Davis on The Emancipation Circuit: Black Activism Forging a Culture of Freedom, a monumental history of freedpeople organizing amid the Civl War and Reconstruction.

In This House w/ Jared Clemons

24 Jun 2022
Political scientist Jared Clemons on feckless liberal anti-racism: how In This House We Believe racial liberalism leaves racial capitalism’s inequalities in place and why, drawing on Martin Luther King and A. Philip Randolph, the Black...

Killing the Black Body with Dorothy Roberts

09 Jan 2018
Chattel slavery made black women’s reproduction the source of private property—and in doing so invented race and American racism. Ever since, the denigration and regulation of black women’s childbearing has been central to the construction...

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on Black Liberation and Socialism

25 Apr 2017
Putting “black faces in high places,” scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor argues, has not only failed to benefit the working class and poor black majority; it has actually harmed them by legitimating an individualistic, meritocratic narrative that...