Black Revolutionary (E–book)
Excellent chronicle of the life of fighter "william patterson reat a leading african "Patterson Great insight A leading African Communist lawyer William L Patterson 1891–1980 was instrumental in laying the roundwork for the
defeat of Jim Crowby virtue of his leadership of the Scottsboro campaign in the 1930s In this watershed biography historian Gerald of Jim Crowby virtue of his leadership of the Scottsboro campaign in the 1930s In this watershed biography historian Gerald shows how Patterson helped to advance African American euality by fostering and leveraging international support for the movement Horne highlights key moments in Patterson's lobal activism his early education in Campaign and his work with the Black Panther Party and political prisoners enerally. Complex and often contradictory relationship between the Communist and the
African community including the impact of the FBI's of the Communist Party Drawing American community including the impact the FBI's infiltration of the Communist Party Drawing overnment and FBI documents newspapers periodicals archival and manuscript collections and personal papers Horne documents Patterson's effectiveness at carrying the freedom struggle into the lobal arena and provides a fresh perspective on twentieth century struggles for racial justic.
Gerald Horne ¶ 1 FREE READNto the struggles around rights strategy the lead up the We Charge Genocide. strategy the lead up the the We Charge Genocide. Soviet Union his involvement with the Scottsboro trials and other high profile civil rights cases of the 1930s to 1950s his 1951 We Charge Genocide petition to the United Nations and his later work with prisons and the Black Panther Party Through Patterson's story Horne examines how the Cold War affected the freedom movement with
civil rights leadership sometimes disavowing African American leftists in exchange forrights leadership sometimes disavowing African American leftists in exchange for from the US overnment He also probes the.