13 edition of Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro found in the catalog.
January 28, 2008
by Temple University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||200|
B. D. Amis (Benjamin DeWayne Amis; 7 July – 9 June ) was an African American labor organizer and civil rights leader. Particularly influential in the fight for African Americans' and workers during the period of official segregation in the South and informal discrimination throughout the country, Amis is most remembered for his militant Communist activism on Born: Benjamin Dewayne Amis, July 7, , . Howard, W. T. (Ed.). (). Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary History. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. DOI: / For those familiar with African American history, the story of the Scottsboro case needs no introduction. It is a story of nine African American.
Walter T. Howard’s Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary History unearths documents from the period that record leading voices of Black CPUSA members involved in the Scottsboro defense campaign. It is a record of documents, speeches and letters that give voice to some of the incredible Black leaders who fought so hard for the Author: Peter Hogarth. the first leg of A.C.T.’s coproduction of The Scottsboro Boys with The Old Globe opened to rave reviews in San Diego, Stroman was kind enough to speak with us by phone about creating the musical and why it is essential that the story of the Scottsboro Boys is never forgotten. How did the process of creating The Scottsboro Boys begin?
It is now indisputable that without the aid of the CPUSA’s legal defense arm, the International Labor Defense led by the Black Communist William L. Patterson, the Scottsboro Nine would have been. About the author Walter T. Howard is Professor of American History at Bloomsburg University in northeastern Pennsylvania. He is the editor of B. D. Amis, African American Radical: A Short Anthology of His Writings and Speeches and the author of Lynchings: Extralegal Violence in Florida during the s as well as Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary .
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Inin Scottsboro, AL, nine African American men were wrongly accused of raping two white women. An all-white jury found them guilty, and eight were sentenced to death.
Here, Howard (American Read full review. Many white Communists spoke out, but black Communists took the lead in organizing public protests and legal responses.
As this surprising book makes clear, they were acting at the direction of the Communist International (Comintern), which had directed them to address the "Negro problem."Cited by: 2. Black Communists Speak on Scottsborowill ensure that the role of African American Communists in the noted Scottsboro case will no longer be ignored by any serious student of American, Southern, or African American history, and will make a valuable contribution to the documentary record of one of the great injustices of 20th century American.
Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro Book Description: On MaAlabama police detained nine young African AMerican men at a railroad stop not far from Scottsboro. Get this from a library. Black Communists speak on Scottsboro: a documentary history.
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IN : Many white Communists spoke out, but black Communists took the lead in organizing public protests and legal responses. As this surprising book makes clear, they were acting at the direction of the Communist International (Comintern) which had directed them to address the "Negro problem." Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro.
Embed. Black communists and the American Communist Party in the Scottsboro case. With Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary History, Howard has revealed new complexities of the Scottsboro case.
This text will prove extremely useful for those interested in African American, American, Southern American, and/or Communist Party history. His. "Howard's Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro adds to this burgeoning literature (of scholarly inquiry into the history of the black Left) and promises to renew old debates as well as spawn new ones regarding black radicals' complex relationship with the international d essayists, (the contributors) effectively situated the Scottsboro case within the larger context of the.
Red, Black, White is the first narrative history of the American communist movement in the South during the s.
Written from the perspective of the district 17 (CPUSA) Reds who worked primarily in Alabama, it acquaints a new generation with the impact of the Great Depression on postwar black and white, young and old, urban and rural Americans. W hen we speak about a future in which all black people in America can be free, it’s hard to picture how, exactly, that freedom might look.
Many black communists in the s visualized black autonomy within the United States as a place, with clear delineations between the lands of the free and of the unfree.
Table of Contents for Black Communists speak on Scottsboro: a documentary history / edited by Walter T. Howard, available from the Library of Congress. Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary History By Walter T. Howard Temple University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.
Walter T. Howard is Professor of American History at Bloomsburg University in northeastern Pennsylvania. He is the editor of B.D. Amis, African American Radical: A Short Anthology of His Writings and Speeches and the author of Lynchings: Extralegal Violence in Florida during the s as well as Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary Pages: This is a novel based on the notorious Scottsboro legal case where nine black defendants travelling on a train in Depression-era America were accused of raping two white women.
In fact there had been a fight on the train in which the black youths had been the victors and the white youths thrown from the train had stirred up local white citizens /5. Harry Haywood (February 6, – January 4, ) was a leading figure in both the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).
His goal was to connect the political philosophy of the Communist Party with the issues of race. Inhe joined other African-American Communists and travelled to the Soviet Union to study Battles/wars: World War 1, Spanish Civil War.
The party was making attempts to recruit black members through the “Negro Sanhedrin” in and the American Negro Labor Congress in Judged solely by the numbers, these efforts weren’t very successful in the short term, but they did “raise the red flag,” as it were, making the Communists known among black militants.
Walter T. Howard is the author of We Shall Be Free! ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro ( a /5.A groundbreaking contribution to scholarship of the African American Left, We Shall Be Free!
gives voice to black Communists and recognizes the intellectual contributions found in their protest writings. Walter Howard provides a fascinating documentary history of seven diverse and historically significant black Communists--B.D.
Amis, Harry Haywood, James W. Ford. Appendix, selected bibliography, index Walter T. Howard has made a solid contribution to the history of Communism and race and labor in Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro: A Documentary History Author: Susan Stein-Roggenbuck.