Tag: slavery

Cedric Robinson’s Black Marxism

This is the text from this week’s lecture on Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition by Cedric Robinson. The presentation focuses on Chapter I of the book and some sections of Part II dealing¬†with the invention of ‘The Negro’. This is the merge…

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On relationality in race research

This is the third contribution to the Race Critical and Decolonial Sociology blog series. In it I look at the argument advanced¬† by David Theo Goldberg (2009) that a relational approach to the study of race and racism reveals more than a comparativist approach does. I…

Post-race, post-reparations

Naomi Klein has written a damning account of Obama’s complicity in killing off the movement for reparations for slavery. By announcing that the US would not be represented at the UN’s anti-racism conference, ‘Durban II’, ostensibly because it is anti-Israel, he has effectively declared to black…