Editors' Blog

New podcast: African Americans and the Globalization of White Supremacy, Part 1

On this episode we play the first of our two-part interview with historian and author Andrew Zimmerman on his new book, Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South.

New podcast posted: Interview with author Clarence Lusane

Race and the White House, an Interview with Clarence LusaneOn this episode we play our interview with historian Clarence Lusane, author of The Black History of the White House from City Lights Press.

Book Review: All Labor Has Dignity

review By Catherine O'DonnellUniversity of Washington News and InformationMartin Luther King Jr. led the American civil rights movement but his deep and active commitment to labor and social justice is often forgotten.A new book, “All Labor Has Dignity” (Beacon Press, $26.95, hardcover with CD), brings together 16 of King’s speeches on economic justice, many of them buried in the King archives until now.

New podcast up

Just posted a new podcast, an excerpt of our interview with author Amy Dean.

Podcast #118 - Imprisonment of African Americans a New Era of Jim Crow?, Part 2

Subscribe to this podcast in iTunesPodcast #118 - Imprisonment of African Americans a New Era of Jim Crow?, Part 2On today's episode, we play the second part of our interview with author, lawyer, and ciivl rights activist Michelle Alexander whose new book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness just came out from The New Press.