The struggles of the African American people for their own emancipation, from the very early years of their presence in the New World, have been an inspiration and a beacon casting a spotlight on wider battles for democracy and social change. This includes the struggle for the transition to a new socialist order, as well as the major structural reforms won along the way. No revolution in this country is possible without a deep understanding of this legacy and its full potential for the future.
19 Video Lectures in 18 hours by Claybourne Carson of Stanford University Access Here
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In a story of life and death that intersects with 20 years of failed immigration policy, we look at the case of Dave Pierre, who has just been released after three years in immigration detention. Pierre is an immigrant from Antigua who first came to the United States when he was two years old.…
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- IBW Symposium (11/18/13)
November 21, 2013
- Obama and the “Post Racial Society” – James Early on Reality Asserts Itself Pt. 2
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- Exclusive: Dave Pierre on Surviving 1,144 Days Locked Up Inside the Failed U.S. Immigration System
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November 11, 2013
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