Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly On Imperialism, Black August & Anti-Communism

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By Katie Halper. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
For bonus content, to support independent media and to help make this program possible, please join us on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/thekatiehalpershow Katie Halper is joined by Joshua Bregman to review news clips. Then, Katie is joined by Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly (https://www.charisseburdenstelly.com/). Dr. Burden-Stelly talks about race, capitalism, imperialism, hegemony, anti Blackness and anti-communism. Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly (https://twitter.com/blackleftaf) is Associate Professor of African American Studies at Wayne State University. She was the 2020-2021 Visiting Scholar in the Race and Capitalism Project at the University of Chicago and an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Political Science at Carleton College. A scholar of political theory, political economy, and intellectual history, Dr. Burden-Stelly is the co-author, with Dr. Gerald Horne, of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History. Her published work appears in journals including Small Axe, Souls, Du Bois Review, Socialism & Democracy, International Journal of Africana Studies, and the CLR James Journal. She is also the guest editor of the forthcoming “Claudia Jones: Foremother of World Revolution” special issue of The Journal of Intersectionality and a regular contributor to Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society. As a visiting scholar, she will complete her book manuscript, tentatively titled Black Scare/Red Scare, in which she examines the rise of the United States to global hegemony between World War I and the early Cold War at the intersection of racial capitalism, imperialism, anticommunism, and the superexploitation and oppression of Blackness.

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