league black workersEpisode about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers in Detroit in the late 60s/early 70s, in conversation with Herb Boyd, author of Black Detroit and former member of the group, and Dan Georgakas, author of Detroit I Do Mind Dying.

Bonus audio with Herb about Detroit’s black history available exclusively for our patreon supporters here: patreon.com/workingclasshistory
This is a short history of the League: libcom.org/library/league-revo…onary-black-workers
MORE INFORMATION
– Detroit: I Do Mind Dying, by Dan Georgakas and Marvin Surkin is the definitive book on the league, available here: www.haymarketbooks.org/books/458-det…do-mind-dying
– Black Detroit, by Herb Boyd is available here: www.amazon.com/Black-Detroit-Peo…ion/dp/0062346628
– This is an archive of content about the League: libcom.org/tags/league-revolutionary-black-workers
– Finally Got the News – a documentary made at the time about the group can be seen here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw2Wr-odBJg
FOOTNOTES
– Facing Reality – archive by and about them here: libcom.org/tags/facing-reality
– James Boggs – this is a great text by Boggs about his experiences: libcom.org/library/american-re…ro-workers-notebook
– Grace Lee Boggs – archive by and about her here: libcom.org/tags/grace-lee-boggs
– Martin Glaberman – archive by and about him here: libcom.org/tags/martin-glaberman
– The 1967 Detroit rebellion – libcom.org/history/detroit-riot-1967
– Bristol Radical History Group – here is the video of the talk with General Baker: www.brh.org.uk/site/events/dagen…utionary-workers/
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
– Edited by Abbey Little
– Music used under fair use is Please Mr. Foreman by Joe Lee Carter. Buy it online here: www.amazon.com/Please-Mr-Foreman…+Joe+Lee+Carter+-

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