Neoliberalism and/or Colonialism in Black Politics?

Nathan D. B. Connolly, Herbert Baxter Adams Associate Professor of History

Robert Allen: Black Awakening in Capitalist America

N. D. B. Connolly: “Black and Woke in Capitalist America: Revisiting Robert Allen’s Black Awakening…for New Times’ Sake”

Suggested reading on Risk and Financialization: Ivan Ascher, Portfolio Society: On the Capitalist Mode of Prediction

Suggested reading on Case Study Methodology: N. D. B. Connolly, A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

W. E. B. Dubois Autobiography: Autobiography of W.E.B. Dubois: A Soliloquy on Viewing My Life from the Last Decade of Its First Century

Neoliberalism and Black Politics – Part II

Lester Spence, Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University

Lawrence Brown, Assistant Professor in the Morgan State School of Community Health and Policy

Kahrl, Andrew W.  2015.  “Capitalizing on the Urban Fiscal Crisis:  Predatory Tax Buyers in 1970s Chicago.”  Journal of Urban History.  pp.  1-20.

Kahrl, Andrewe W.  2016.  “The Power to Destroy:  Discriminatory Property Assessments and the Struggle for Tax Justice in Mississippi.”  The Journal of Southern History.  LXXXII: 579-616.

Dawson, Michael C. and Megan Ming Francis.  2016.  “Black Politics and the Neoliberal Racial” Order. Public Culture.

Dawson, Michael C.  2011.   Not In Our Lifetimes:  The Future of Black Politics.  Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press. 

Spence, Lester. 2016.  Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics.  New York:  Punctum Books.

U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department

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