Marxism and Identity Reading Group @ The Public School Los Angeles, Los Angeles [13 August]

Marxism and Identity Reading Group

11:30 - 13:45

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The Public School Los Angeles
951 Chung King Rd, Los Angeles, California 90012
Marxism and Identity, Session 7: Race and the Failure of Black Separatism

The readings for this week's session feature a selection of writings from the mid to late 1970s. These writings all correspond with the crises of the New Left and black separatist movements in the 1970s and reflect upon what that meant for the prospect of socialist politics. Bayard Rustin, one of the architects of the Civil Rights Movement, reflects on the Black Power turn of the late 60s and early 70s. The Sparticists reflect on the failure to create a «Black Troskyism». And Adolph Reed presents a Marxist perspective on the failures and crises of the New Left and a crisis of capital.

Bayard Rustin, “The failure of black separatism” (1970) (

Bayard Rustin, «The blacks and the unions» (1971) (

Spartacist League, «Soul power or workers' power: The rise and fall of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers» (1974) (

Adolph Reed, “Black particularity reconsidered” (1979) (

Adolph Reed, “Paths to Critical Theory” (1984) (
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