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Friday, July 7 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
A Meeting of Minds: C.L.R. James and Richard Wright

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The close friendship between C.L.R. James and Richard Wright forms an intriguing chapter in the life of each. Their meeting of the minds—across significant differences in cultural and political background—was a moment of extraordinary revolutionary creativity as they discovered a shared understanding of African-American liberation struggle and the classical Marxist tradition. Recovering their insights remains a crucial task for today's socialist movement.


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Scott McLemee

Scott McLemee writes on politics and culture for a variety of publications and appears as a commentator in the documentary "Every Cook Can Govern: The Life, Impact and Works of C.L.R James."


Friday July 7, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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