Heath Schultz Report Back: White Lives Matter Counter-rally in Austin, Texas Submission to Hard Crackers, 12/2/16 Rallies are always the same in Austin — outside the State Capitol building where Congress Ave. intersects with 11th st, forming a T that feeds into the Capitol gates. There is a fence running around the entire […]
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Abolitionism: A Study Guide
Abolitionism: a Study Guide By John Garvey and Noel Ignatiev We think it would be useful to study American abolitionism as a home-grown radical movement launched in inauspicious times. To further that end, we have prepared a reading list and a set of questions. For hard-to-find works, we can help with copying and scanning. […]
CLR James on Abolitionism
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Lesson of the Hour: Introduction
Lesson of the Hour: Introduction By Noel Ignatiev During the winter of 1860−61, as South Carolina and other states responded to Lincoln’s election by announcing their intention to secede, the great Abolitionist Wendell Phillips walked the streets of Boston under threat of attack from mobs that blamed the Abolitionists for the breakup of […]