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.

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Detroit: I Do Mind Dying, by Dan Georgakas and Marvin Surkin is the definitive book on the league
– Black Detroit, by Herb Boyd is available here
– This is an archive of content about the League
Finally Got the News – a documentary made at the time about the group
– Learn more Black history in our Black history book collection here

– Facing Reality – archive by and about them here
James Boggs – this is a great text by Boggs about his experiences
– Grace Lee Boggs – archive by and about her here
– Martin Glaberman – archive by and about him here
The 1967 Detroit rebellion
– Bristol Radical History Group – here is the video of the talk with General Baker

– Edited by Abbey Little
– Music used under fair use is Please Mr. Foreman by Joe Lee Carter. Buy it online here

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