Reading Material


Frantz Fanon – The Wretched of the Earth

George Jackson – Blood in my Eye

Paolo Freire – Pedagogy of the Oppressed


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

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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


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


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


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


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


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


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)


Audre Lorde (1982)

Bobby Seale (1993)

Chinua Achebe (1964)

Huey P. Newton (1970)

Martin Luther King (1960)

Yasser Arafat (1989)