Wed 6.29.11| Cross-Racial Third Worldism

Chris Carlsson with LisaRuth Elliott, eds., Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-1978 City Lights, 2011

Ten Years That Shook the City: The Audio Walking Tour, and Speaking Events

No More Deaths

 

As the 1960s turned into the '70s, militant Black nationalism and race-conscious identity politics came to dominate radical political organizing. That's how standard accounts of the period go -- but are they correct? According to Jason Ferreira, groups like the Black Panthers and Los Siete rejected narrow conceptions of identity, instead promoting cross-racial solidarity and creating inclusive communities of resistance. Also, Chris Carlsson describes the volume in which Ferreira's essay appears.

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