In this except from the influential essay "Slavery, Race, and Ideology in the United States of America," Barbara J. Fields begins to trace the genealogy of American racial ideology.
Featuring Priya Gopal, Walter Rodney, Stella Dadzie and more.
Our Sociology reading for the academic year ahead.
Verso Books talks to David Roediger about his work on the intersections of race and class in American society, and his latest book.
The political prisoner has played a central role in the history of modern liberation struggles, argues Angela Davis.
An essay by W.E.B. Du Bois on the imperial roots of American racism.
The police have always been used as a tool for the social control of minority populations and to protect the power and property of the elite. A reading list that puts the call for the abolishment of the police in historical context.
A reading list inspired by Black radicalism, featuring Julius Scott's The Common Wind as well as Angela Davis, Manning Marable, and W.E.B. Du Bois.
An excerpt from The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte.
Don't get tide down in apathy. Dive into our alternative beach reading and spend the summer dreaming about life after capitalism!