Tag Archives: Simon P. Owens

‘A Dreadful Deceit’ and unceasing rebellion

Jacqueline Jones’ new book, A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America, is not a call to ignore effects of the concept of race in law and practice. She finds the definition of race repeatedly twisted to suit the needs of the ruling class and wielded as a tool for subjugation of Black and white labor alike. Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Charles Denby, worker-editor

As a contribution to Black History Month we reprint Raya Dunayevskaya’s memorial for Charles Denby (1907-1983), her comrade of 35 years, Editor of News & Letters from its founding in 1955 until his death and the author of Indignant Heart: A Black Worker’s Journal. Continue reading

Posted in Marxist-Humanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment