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I Tried to Be a Communist

Then political problems rose to plague me.  Ross, whose life I had tried to write, was charged by the Communist Party with “anti-leadership tendencies,” “class collaborationist attitudes,” and “ideological factionalism” — phrases so fanciful that I gaped when I heard them. Books by Richard Wright   Richard Wright: Early Works  /…

I Weep For My Country

 We flaunt our superpower status with arrogance. We treat UN Security Council members like ingrates who offend our princely dignity by lifting their heads from the carpet. Valuable alliances are split. Books by Robert C. Byrd Robert C. Byrd: Child of the Appalachian Coalfields / Losing America: Confronting A Reckless…

Sex at the Margins

Sex at the Margins Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry By Laura María Agustín This book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work, that migrants who sell sex are passive victims and that the multitude of people out to save them…

Hampton University and Wall Street Journal
In Praise of Langston Hughes
I Tried to Be a Communist
Then political problems rose to plague me.  Ross, whose life I had tried to write, was charged by the Communist Party with “anti-leadership tendencies,” “class collaborationist attitudes,” and “ideological factionalism” — phrases so fanciful that I gaped when I heard them. Books by Richard Wright   Richard Wright: Early Works ... Read more
The Invisible History of Slavery in Canada
INTRODUCTION to Blacks, Unions, & Organzing
  Blacks, Unions, & Organizing in the South, 1956-1996 A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY   Compiled by Rudolph Lewis INTRODUCTION By Rudolph Lewis With the exception of several summaries, an address by Thurgood Marshall to the AFL-CIO Convention, an article from the New York Times Magazine, and Section 6, the materials contained... Read more
Invasion of Zimbabwe and Western Hypocrisy
In praise and support of Amiri Baraka
What is so ironic about the whole ordeal is that he attacked you for writing about how the Bush  administration and other countries knew about the events that were going to take place on the World Trade Center long in advance, and then he turns around and interviews other... Read more
Libya Getting it Right: Pan-African