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.
Robin D. G. Kelley
Robin D.G. Kelley is a prolific and award-winning author and the Gary B. Nash professor of American history at UCLA. He is the author of many books, including Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression, Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination, and his current book project is titled Black Bodies Swinging: An American Post-Mortem.