Thank you for coming to my talk at the Birkbeck Institute.
I'd love to connect with you! Unfortunately I missed most of the chat comments but I could tell it was full of interesting people and ideas. Do email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I recommended this incredible panel discussion in my talk's conclusion:
A Movement to Meet the Moment (Panel Discussion on Countering the Far Right, with Organizers Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson, Scot Nakagawa, Adrienne Evans, Rachel O’Leary Carmona and Dove Kent), 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbmbQJAjvY8.
For more on radical Jews of color in the 1960s & 1970s:
Melendez, Benjy, and Amir Said. Ghetto Brother: How I Found Peace in the South Bronx Street Gang Wars : A Memoir. New York: Superchamp Books, 2015.
Pierce, Rebecca. No Man’s Land (Film about Reuven Abergel & the Israeli Black Panthers), 2017. https://www.rebeccapiercefilms.com/shorts.html.
Website of Aurora Levins Morales (Puerto Rican Jewish scholar, activist and red diaper baby). http://www.auroralevinsmorales.com/.
Website of Devin E. Naar (Professor of Sephardic Studies, University of Washington - Note: Most work here is on earlier periods of Sephardi history). http://devinenaar.com.
Selected sources for my talk:
“Black Power: A Reprint of a Position Paper for the SNCC Vine City Project.” United States National Student Association, 1966. https://www.crmvet.org/docs/6604_sncc_atlanta_race.pdf.
Brown, Elaine. A Taste of Power: A Black Woman’s Story. New York: Anchor Books, 1994.
Cox, Donald W. Making Revolution: My Life in the Black Panther Party. Berkeley, California: Heyday, 2019.
Gilbert, David. Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond. Oakland, California: PM Press, 2012.
Hannah-Jones, Nikole. “A Brutal Loss, But an Enduring Conviction (Interview with Rita Schwerner Bender),” July 22, 2014. https://www.propublica.org/article/a-brutal-loss-but-an-enduring-conviction.
Isserman, Maurice. If I Had a Hammer: The Death of the Old Left and the Birth of the New Left. New York: Basic Books, 1987.
Kaplan, Judy, and Linn Shapiro. Red Diapers: Growing Up in the Communist Left. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1998.
Lyons, Paul. Philadelphia Communists, 1936-1956. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982.
McGeever, Brendan, and Satnam Virdee. “Antisemitism and Socialist Strategy in Europe, 1880–1917: An Introduction.” Patterns of Prejudice 51, no. 3–4 (2017): 221–34. https://doi.org/10.1080/0031322X.2017.1349606.
Medem, Vladimir. The Life and Soul of a Legendary Jewish Socialist: The Memoirs of Vladimir Medem. New York: Ktav, 1979. http://books.discogs.com/book/556589-the-life-and-soul-of-a-legendary-jewish-socialist-the-memoirs-of-vladimir-medem.
Mokhtefi, Elaine. Algiers, Third World Capital: Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers. Brooklyn: Verso Press, 2018.
Mokhtefi, Mokhtar. I Was a French Muslim: Memories of an Algerian Freedom Fighter. Translated by Elaine Mokhtefi. New York: Other Press, 2021.
Nepon, Ezra Berkley. Justice, Justice Shall You Pursue: A History of New Jewish Agenda. Philadelphia: Thread Makes Blanket Press, 2012.
Rosenblum, April. “Offers We Couldn’t Refuse: The Decline of Actively Secular Jewish Identity in the 20th Century U.S. (Revised from the Original).” Jewish Currents, 2009.
———. “The Ethics of the Soldiers: My Father, Myself and the Israeli Refuseniks.” Bridges, Fall 2006.
———. “The Jewish Bund.” In The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, 8 Volume Set: 1500 to the Present, edited by Immanuel Ness. Malden, Massachusetts: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. https://84f2d87c-60f4-4478-87d0-6980c5e46521.filesusr.com/ugd/4dc342_4940fc456320468eb72497affe5efec8.pdf?index=true.
Rudd, Mark. “Why Were There So Many Jews in SDS? Or, The Ordeal of Civility.” Fast Capitalism 1, no. 2 (2005). http://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/1_2/rudd.html.
Schultz, Debra L. Going South: Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement. New York: NYU Press, 2002.
Svonkin, Stuart. Jews Against Prejudice: American Jews and the Fight for Civil Liberties. (Explores the organized Jewish community's work during peak years of U.S. anti-Communism) New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.