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Emergence of a New Left: Civil Rights from Reform to Revolution
Tue, February 28, 2017 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM$10 – $15
We begin with Malcolm
Two more sessions prior to One-Dimensional Man: February 28 and March 7
Noble Bratton will conduct a 3-week history of the Civil Rights movement with CORE, SNCC and analyzing the growing militancy in African-American life that led to the revolutionary politics of The Black Panther Party as the 60s developed.
Noble Bratton is a graduate of Cornell University and is on the editorial board of Working USA/Labor and Society. He taught a class on the US Presidency at The Brecht Forum. He has participated with the Leo Downes Harlem Y Study Group. He is also a former member of District Council 65 of the UAW, UNITE Local 169.
Readings for the next two weeks will include chapters from Manning Marable’s Race, Reform and Rebellion.