Award-winning journalist Herb Boyd, author of Sugar Ray Robinson's biography Pound for Pound, combines impeccable research with astute literary criticism in Baldwin's Harlem. Packed with telling anecdotes, this concise volume illuminates Baldwin's diverse views and his impressions of the community that would remain a consistent presence in virtually all his writing.
The Socialist Scholars Conference, held every spring in New York City for the last 23 years, is the largest event of the U.S. Left. Every year thousands of radical activists, socialists, feminists, anarchists, union organizers, black liberation advocates, alternative journalists, and democratic scholars gather for a weekend of spirited debate and dialogue. This is the beston-going conference in America.