Reading Material


Recommended:

Frantz Fanon – The Wretched of the Earth

George Jackson – Blood in my Eye

Paolo Freire – Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Africa:

Aime Cesaire – Discourse on Colonialism

Amilcar Cabral – Selected Speeches

Frantz Fanon – A Dying Colonialism

Frantz Fanon – Black Skin, White Mask

Frantz Fanon – Toward the African Revolution

Frantz Fanon – The Wretched of the Earth

Julius K. Nyerere – The Basis of African Socialism

Kwame Nkrumah – Neocolonialism, The Last Stage of Imperialism

Thomas Sankara – Thomas Sankara Speaks: The Burkina Faso Revolution

Walter Rodney – How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

Black Liberation:

Alex Haley – Autobiography of Malcolm X

Angela Davis – Are Prisons Obsolete?

Angela Davis – Freedom is a Constant Struggle

Angela Davis – The Meaning of Freedom

Assata Shakur – Autobiography

Bobby Seales – Seize the Time

Cedric Robinson – Black Marxism

Claudia Jones- Beyond Containment

Claudia Jones – Left of Karl Marx

George Jackson – Blood in my Eye

George Jackson – Soledad Brother

Huey P. Newton – Intercommunalism

Huey P. Newton – Revolutionary Suicide

Huey P. Newton – To Die for the People

James Baldwin – Notes of a Native Son

James Baldwin – The Fire Next Time

Jeffrey Haas – The Assassination of Fred Hampton

Kwame Ture – Handbook of Revolutionary Warfare

Kwame Ture – Ready for Liberation

Kwame Ture – Stokely Speaks: From Black Power to Pan-Africanism

Michelle Alexander – The New Jim Crow

Nico Slate – Black Power beyond Borders: The Global Dimensions of the Black Power Movement

Philip Foner – The Black Panthers Speak

Robin Helley – Black Like Mao: Red China and Black Revolution

Terry Cannon – All Power to the People

W.E.B. Du Bois – Black Reconstruction

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Caribbean and Latin America:

Che Guevara – Guerilla Warfare

Che Guevara – Motorcycle Diaries

Che Guevara – Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War

CLR James – The Black Jacobins

Eduardo Galeano – Open Veins of Latin America

Elizabeth Dore – The Sandinistas and the Nicaraguan Revolution

Emiliano Zapata – Biography

Fidel Castro – History Will Absolve Me

Karen Salt – Unfinished Revolution: Haiti, Black Sovereignty and Power in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

Manning Marable – African & Caribbean Politics

Margaret Stevens – Red International and Black Caribbean: Communists in New York City, Mexico and the West Indies, 1919-1939

Maurice Bishop – In Nobody’s Backyard

Nabeelah Patel – The Voice of the Barrios: Hugo Chavez’s 21stCentury Socialism

Tony Perrotet – Cuba libre!: Che, Fidel, and the improbable revolution that changed world history

East Asia:

Alfred L. Chan – Mao’s Crusade: Politics and Policy Implementation in China’s Great Leap Forward

Ho Chi Minh – On Revolution

Ho Chi Minh – Prison Diary

Truong Chinh – The August Revolution

Virginia Morris – Ho Chi Minh’s Blueprint for Revolution

Vo Nguyen Giap – People’s War, People’s Army

Feminism:

Angela Davis – Women, Race & Class

Audre Lorde – Sister Outsider

Bell Hooks – Aint I A Woman?

Bell Hooks – All About Love

Bell Hooks – Feminism is for Everybody

Bell Hooks – We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity

Bernardine Evaristo – Girl, Woman, Other

Carol Andreas – When Women Rebel: The Rise of Popular Feminism in Peru

Chimamanda Ngozie – The Feminist Manifesto

Fedwa Malti – Men, Women, and God(s): Nawal El Saadawi and Arab Feminist Poetics

Kathleen Cleaver – Women, Power and Revolution

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor – How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective

This Bridge Called My Back: Radical Writings by Women of Color

Patricia Hill Collins- Black Feminist Thought

LGBQT:

Charlene A. Carruthers – Unapologetic: A Black, Queer and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements

Huey P. Newon – The Women’s Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements

Leslie Feinberg – Lavender and Red

Leslie Feinberg – LGBT liberation: An essential working-class struggle

Leslie Feinberg – Transgender Liberation

Marxism:

Freidrich Engels – Principles of Communism

J.V. Stalin – The Foundations of Leninism

Karl Marx – Capital

Karl Marx – Value, Price and Profit

Liu Shaoqi – How to Be a Good Communist

Tyneisha Bowens – What is Marxism All About?

Woodfin and Oscar – Introducing Marxism (A Graphic Guide)

Middle East:

Abdullah Ocalan – Democratic Confederalism

Ben White – Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide

Ben White – Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy

Clare Brandabar – Zionist Roadmap to Genocide

Edward Said – Culture and Imperialism

Edward Said – Orientalism

Fayez Sayegh – Zionist Colonialism in Palestine

Ginny Hall – Yemen Endures: Civil War, Saudi Adventurism and the Future of Arabia

Ilan Pappe – 1948 Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

Ilan Pappe – Modern History of Palestine

Jamil Hilal – Imperialism and Settler-Colonialism in West Asia: Israel and the Palestinian Struggle

Johan Franzen – Red Star Over Iraq: Iraqi Communism Before Saddam

Katharine Taylor – The History and Legacy of Communism in Abd Al-Karim Qasim’s Iraq, 1958 – 1963

Leila Khaled – My People Shall Live

Noam Chomsky – Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel’s War Against the Palestinians

Noam Chomsky – On Palestine

Stephen Walt – The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

Tariq Ali – Bush in Babylon: The Recolonisation of Iraq

Other:

Akala – Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire

Adrienne Maree Brown – Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good

Andrew Feinstein – The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade

Dambisa Moyo- Dead Aid

David Harvey – A Brief History of Neoliberalism

David Harvey – The New Imperialism

Jeremy Scahill – Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army Revised and Update

Jeremy Scahill – Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield

Malala Yousafzai – I am Malala

Michel Trouillot – Silencing The Past

Mike Cole – Racism and Education in the U.K. and the U.S.: Towards a Socialist Alternative

Nadine El-Enany – After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response

Nadine El-Enany – Bordering Britain: Law, Race and Empire

Naomi Klein – No Logo: No Space, No Choice, No Jobs

Naomi Klein – No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

Naomi Klein – The Shock Doctrine: Rise of Disaster Capitalism

Naomi Klein – This Changes Everything (Capitalism vs Climate Change)

Noam Chomsky – Media Control

Nigel Gibson – Frantz Fanon, Psychiatry and Politics

Owen Jones – The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it

Owen Jones – Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class

Tony Ballantyne – Orientalism And Race: Aryanism in the British Empire

Novels:

Chinua Achebe – Arrow of God

Maya Angelou – I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Ngugi wa Thiong’o – Devil on the Cross

Toni Morrison – The Bluest Eye

Tsitsi Dangarembga – Nervous Conditions

Documentaries:

The Cu Chi Tunnels

Eritrean Liberation Movement (1978)

In the Name of the People: El Salvador’s Civil War (1985)

Grenada: The Future Coming Toward Us

Sambizanga (1972)

Who Killed Malcom X? (1972)

Interviews:

Audre Lorde (1982)

Bobby Seale (1993)

Chinua Achebe (1964)

Huey P. Newton (1970)

Martin Luther King (1960)

Yasser Arafat (1989)