[Marxism] Fwd: 100,000 VIEWS -- This Video on Theodore W. Allen’s “The Invention of White Race” Has Just Passed the 100,000-Views Mark -- Please take time to watch the video and to share it with friends

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Oct 12 20:23:56 MDT 2016


100,000 VIEWS -- This Video on Theodore W. Allen’s “The Invention of 
White Race” Has Just Passed the 100,000-Views Mark. It opens with some 
insights from the life and work of Hubert Harrison. See 
https://youtu.be/2Gq77rOuZck


   Please take time to watch the video, to share it with friends, and to
   call the work of Theodore W. Allen and Hubert Harrison to the
   attention of others.

Theodore W. Allen’s “Invention of the White Race” has been referred to 
as a “classic” by historians Nell Painter, Gerald Horne, Wilson J. 
Moses, and Gregory Meyerson and by social anthropologist Audrey Smedley.

Labor historian Joe Berry says it “is one of the most important books of 
U.S history ever written.”

Historian Mark Solomon of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and 
African American Research, Harvard University, says, “The profound 
insights in ‘The Invention of the White Race’ are essential both to 
understand the origins and destructiveness of white supremacy and to 
provide the means to conduct struggle against it. Allen’s study is 
mandatory reading for everyone concerned with justice, equality and the 
liberation of all from the binds of white supremacy.”

Long time activist Carl Davidson emphasizes that “You simply can’t 
understand America and who we are without this [“The Invention of the 
White Race”] book.”

Special thanks to those who contributed to the book launch event that 
was the basis of this video on Allen’s “The Invention of the White Race” 
– including filmmaker Fred Nguyen; Muriel Tillinghast and Sean Ahern of 
“The Hubert Harrison and Theodore W. Allen Society”; Kazembe Balagun, 
Max Uhlenbeck, and Liz Mestres of the Brecht Forum; and Jessica Turner 
of Verso Books.

A second video on “The Invention of White Race,” recently filmed at a 
“multi-racial” worker organizing conference in Greensboro, NC, has 
exceptionally clear slides and is also attracting increased attention – 
see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XntB31Kkj4Special thanks to 
organizer Ben Wilkins, who coordinated the two-day conference, and to 
Eric Preston (and Fusion Films) for work on the video.

For information on Theodore W. Allen’s “The Invention of the White Race” 
Volume I: “Racial Oppression and Social Control" (including comments 
from scholars and activists, Table of Contents, and an overview of the 
volume) see 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/_center__i__font_size__3__font_color__sepia___b_5__the_invention_of_the_br_white_116386.htm 
Note – the new, expanded Verso Books edition of this volume includes new 
introductions and notes, an expanded index, and a lengthy and detailed 
internal study guide.

For information on Theodore W. Allen’s “The Invention of the White Race” 
Volume II: "The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo America" (including 
comments from scholars and activists, Table of Contents, and an overview 
of the volume) see 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/_center__i__font_size__3__font_color__sepia___b_6__the_invention_of_the_br_white_116387.htm 
Note – the new, expanded Verso Books edition of this volume includes new 
introductions and notes, an expanded index, and a lengthy and detailed 
internal study guide.
For information on Theodore W. Allen’s “Summary of the Argument of The 
Invention of the White Race” Part 1 see 
http://clogic.eserver.org/1-2/allen.html
And for Part 2 see http://clogic.eserver.org/1-2/allen2.html
For additional writings by and about Theodore W. Allen see 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/_center__font_size__3__font_color__sepia___b_4__theodore_w__allen_br___font_size_86151.htm

For an in-depth treatment of the development of the work of Theodore W. 
Allen see “The Developing Conjuncture and Some Insights From Hubert 
Harrison and Theodore W. Allen on the Centrality of the Fight Against 
White Supremacy” in PDF format at the TOP LEFT at 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net <http://www.jeffreybperry.net/>
Or at “Cultural Logic” at http://clogic.eserver.org/2010/2010.html

For a video interview with Theodore W. Allen on “The Invention of the 
White Race” conducted by New York City schoolteacher Stella Winston and 
viewed by over 105,000 people see https://youtu.be/EtS7yUyCsvU

For information on “Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 
1883-1918” (Columbia University Press, 2008) see 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/disc.htmand see 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/bio.htm 
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For information on “A Hubert Harrison Reader” (Wesleyan University 
Press, 2001) see 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/_center__font_size__3__font_color__green___b_2___i_a_hubert_harrison_reader__i___86148.htm

For information on Hubert H. Harrison, “When Africa Awakes: The ‘Inside 
Story’ of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the Western 
World,” New Expanded Edition (Diasporic Africa Press, 2015) see 
http://www.jeffreybperry.net/_center__font_size__3__font_color__green___b__8___i_when_africa_awakes__br__the__128069.htm

For a video on Hubert Harrison based on a presentation at the Dudley 
Public Library in Roxbury, Massachusetts – see -- 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heBKm1ytd5Q
   Special thanks to Mimi Jones, Friends of the Dudley Library, Alliance 
for a Secular and Democratic South Asia, Massachusetts Global Action. 
Mirna Lascano, Umang Kumar, and Charlie Welch for making the event 
possible and to Boston Neighborhood News TV's "Around Town" -- Channel: 
Comcast 9 / RCN 15 -- Justin D. Shannahan, Production Manager, Ted 
Lewis, cameraman, and Laura Kerivan, copy editor, Nia Grace (Marketing 
and Promotions Manager), and Scott Mercer for helping to make the video 
available.

For a recent video on Hubert Harrison done at the St. Croix Landmarks 
Society, Estate Whim, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands – see 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V9UEEqB5aM
Special Thanks to Sonia Jacobs Dow, Naeemah Legair, Mary Roebuck, George 
F. Tyson, Douglas Canton, David Christian, Campbell “Ras Soup” Carter, 
Victor Edney, Jr., and Chalana Brown for their efforts in making this 
possible.



























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