Black Liberation

Reading Black Reconstruction, Session 6

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017 Chapters 15-17 Facilitated by Linda Burnham, National Domestic Workers Alliance Video of this session is below.  Here are some of the materials Linda recommended during her discussion of the last three chapters of Black Reconstruction: The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement by Reverend Dr.
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Reading Black Reconstruction, Session 3

April 5, 2017

April 5, 2017 Chapters 7-8 Facilitated by Phil Hutchings, Black Alliance for Just Immigration The following materials were offered to participants after the class to supplement the group discussion.  Video of this session is below. In his powerful presentation to the Reading Black Reconstruction study group,  Phil Hutchings mentioned two books that he thought were good complements to Black Reconstruction.
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Reading Black Reconstruction, Session 2

March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 Chapters 1-6 Facilitated by Paula Austin, Assistant Professor of History, Sacramento State University The following materials were offered to participants after the class to supplement the group discussion.  Video of this session is below. Capitalism (here’s a definition we’ve found useful to think about in relationship to what was offered during the session): Capitalism is an economic system in which a small number of people maintain ownership and control of the machines, raw materials, people’s labor, and land needed to make goods (means of production) and the means of distributing and generating profit from those goods.
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