Marxism and the Negro Problem by W.E.B. Du Bois

KARL MARX was a Jew born at Treves, Germany, in March, 1818. He came of an educated family and studied at the Universities of Bonn and Berlin, planning first to become a lawyer, and then to teach philosophy. But his ideas were too radical for the government. He turned to journalism, and finally gave his lifeContinue reading “Marxism and the Negro Problem by W.E.B. Du Bois”

Thoughts on the Climate Question

The greatest problem of the twenty-first century is not climate; the greatest problem afflicting humanity remains the color line, which W.E.B Du Bois more than a century ago defined as the relation of the Western imperial nations to the darker races of the world, who together constitute the demographic majority of humankind. Asia, Africa, andContinue reading “Thoughts on the Climate Question”

I too, hear America singing by Horace Julian Bond

I too, hear America singing But from where I stand I can only hear Little Richard And Fats Domino. But sometimes, I hear Ray Charles Drowning in his own tears or Bird Relaxing at Camarillo or Horace Silver doodling, Then I don’t mind standing a little longer, Horace Julian Bond, printed in Morehouse College “Pegasus”

Statement of purpose by Gandhian and founding leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, James Lawson, for the SNCC’s weekly publication, The Student Voice

Lawson studied the Gandhian strategy during his pilgrimage to India; upon return, he was invited by Dr. King to lead the struggle for civil rights in the South. He trained many student leaders in the philosophy and method of satyagraha and was expelled from Vanderbilt Divinity School for his role.