Books list; black radicalism. Trying to favor – for lack of better terms – somewhat marxist, workerist, and organization oriented varieties, touches on black labor history

Lots missing here. Topic is too broad and undifferentiated right now as well.

Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition, Cedric Robinson

Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination, Robin D.G. Kelley

Race Rebels : Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class, Robin D. G. Kelley

Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression, Robin D. G. Kelley

The Black Panthers Speak, Philip S. Foner

Spectres of 1919: Class and Nation in the Making of the New Negro, Barbara Foley

I’ve Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle, Charles M. Payne

Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision, Barbara Ransby

Waiting ‘Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America, Peniel E. Joseph

Communists in Harlem during the Depression, Mark Naison

New Day in Babylon: The Black Power Movement and American Culture, 1965-1975, William L. Van Deburg

We Will Return In The Whirlwind: Black Radical Organizations 1960-1975, Muhammad Ahmad

Detroit: I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution, Marvin Surkin

The Cry Was Unity: Communists and African Americans, 1917-36, Mark Solomon

A Nation under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration, Steven Hahn

Civil Rights Unionism: Tobacco Workers and the Struggle for Democracy in the Mid-Twentieth-Century South, Robert Rodgers Korstad

Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore

Seeing Red: Federal Campaigns Against Black Militancy, 1919-1925, Theodore Kornweibel

Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918, Jeffrey B Perry

Black Bolshevik: Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist, Harry Haywood

Whose Detroit?: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern American City, Heather Ann Thompson

Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980, Jeanne Theoharis (Editor), Komozi Woodard (Editor)

Black Power Movement: Rethinking the Civil Rights-Black Power Era, Peniel E. Joseph (Editor)

Revolutionaries to Race Leaders: Black Power and the Making of African American Politics, Cedric Johnson

Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones, Carole Boyce Davies

Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity, Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar

From Class to Race: Essays in White Marxism and Black Radicalism, Charles Mills

Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality, Eric Arnesen

Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: ORGANIZING MEMPHIS WORKERS, Michael K. Honey

Storming Caesar’s Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty, Annelise Orleck

What’s the Use of Walking When There’s a Freight Train Going Your Way?: Black Hoboes andTheir Songs

Ben Fletcher: The Life and Times of a Black Wobbly

The Narrative of Hosea Hudson: The Life and Times of a Black Radical

Wobblies on the Waterfront: Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia, Peter Cole

Red Chicago: American Communism at its Grassroots, 1928-35, Randi Storch

Class, Race, and Worker Insurgency:The League of Revolutionary Black Workers, James A. Geschwender

C.L.R. James on the Negro Question, C. L. R. James and Scott McLemee

The Harder We Run: Black Workers since the Civil War, William V. Harris

Waterfront Workers of New Orleans: Race, Class, and Politics, 1863-1923, Eric Arnesen

Black Liberation and Socialism, Ahmed Shawki

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