The socialist movement in this country was at its strongest when it developed deep ties to the movement for Black liberation. In this roundtable, Charisse Burden-Stelly, Robin D.G. Kelley, and Barbara Smith reflect on key moments of this historic connection.
Charisse Burden-Stelly is an assistant professor of Africana Studies and Political science at Carleton College and is currently a visiting scholar in the Race and Capitalism project at the University of Chicago. She is also the coauthor with Gerald Horne of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History, and also co-author of the forthcoming book, Organize, Fight, Win: Three Decades of Black Communist Women’s Writing.