Groundings
Groundings
Sep 8, 2020
The Anti-Black, Anti-Communist Academia
1 hr 20 min

Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly discusses the history and institutionalization of Black Studies, the often overlapping relationship between anti-communism and anti-Blackness, and the 'elision' of political economy in capitalist academia. 

Moreover, she also talks about 'academic McCarthyism', academic celebrities, ideological battles, and the current state of Black Studies. 

[cover image: student activist Don McAllister beaten bloodied and arrested by pigs during San Francisco State College protests, 1968]

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Our Election System is Based on 5 Black Ppl Being Worth 3 white but the US is definitely a Democracy
I know because my fascist government that sends its CIA to destabilize other countries it criticizes for not being democracies in bloody coups that kill millions of innocents all over the world while waging genocide against Black people for over 3 centuries while begging me to send $3 to a white cis man in order to save the country from another white cis man told me so...even though we don't have a direct election method and I actually vote for another random person in my state to vote for me--not the president. See you November 4th (InshAllah). Crystal Mason--A Black femme put in jail for a vote that didn't count:https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/20/crystal-mason-texas-upholds-sentence-voter-suppression -The Electoral College's Racist Origins: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/11/electoral-college-racist-origins/601918/ -Nigeria and the movement to ENDSARS and ENDSWAT by Yinka Adegoke: https://www.google.com/amp/s/qz.com/africa/1925513/nigerias-endsars-protests-about-much-more-than-police-brutality/amp/ -No on Prop 22: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2020-11-02/prop-22-is-an-act-of-desperation-by-the-gig-economy-american-economic-liberties-project-video -No North Brooklyn Pipeline: https://www.saneenergy.org/nonbkpipeline -https://www.newsweek.com/just-36-percent-black-men-think-bidens-nominating-black-woman-vp-was-good-decision-1540670 https://www.vox.com/2020/8/18/21358913/19th-amendment-ratified-anniversary-women-suffrage-vote https://theconversation.com/whose-votes-count-the-least-in-the-electoral-college-74280 Russia: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/07/05/opinions/russian-democracy-is-a-farce-kasparov/index.html Chilean Revolution, the CIA and Chile, the Chicago Boys by Yvette Montoya: https://hiplatina.com/what-is-happening-in-chile-is-a-revolution-not-a-protest-or-a-riot/ Chile Scrapping Pinochet-Era Constitution: https://www.npr.org/2020/10/26/927859270/chile-celebrates-voters-decision-to-scrap-constitution-start-over?utm_term=nprnews&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=npr&fbclid=IwAR2VoLUTrl5zTl7VN4PzNvhI9e5GjMgX6HsHe7Wc13V-C01eqUHIma_7kDs Ice Cube: https://thegrio.com/2020/10/28/ice-cube-explains-why-he-blew-off-call-with-kamala-harris/?fbclid=IwAR3RI2tU6ZJI6iWWfWkTuWdkaI__SevGbQVNXZdaHLcC-qE8DSsuboloMYE The Right to Vote and the Constitution: https://www.google.com/amp/s/theconversation.com/amp/the-right-to-vote-is-not-in-the-constitution-144531 NYPD Officers Blast “Trump 2020” over Loudspeaker in Brooklyn: https://www.newsweek.com/nypd-officers-blare-trump-2020-using-patrol-car-speakers-violation-code-1541965?fbclid=IwAR0mYk4YgF_BK0dO-xW3HqFhzanhBBwBsg7CsJrNMLXc_DW-4KXAtLhGD-U Voter Suppression:https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/kavanaugh-wisconsin-bush-gore/ US Ice Officers Torture Cameroonian Asylum Seekers: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/22/us-ice-officers-allegedly-used-torture-to-make-africans-sign-own-deportation-orders?fbclid=IwAR24s4e-uGD9LEWfeNEtPWIbs7jPtPtOLKBc_MMkusT8ahkMxwIox-ROkC4 -Joseph Buckley: Why the South Must Prevail: https://adamgomez.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/whythesouthmustprevail-1957.pdf -More on Electoral College: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/10/24/election-2020-what-electoral-college-who-picks-president/3734507001/ -https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/full-text From the Mouth of Abes (Lincoln): https://quod.lib.umich.edu/l/lincoln/lincoln3/1:20.1?rgn=div2;view=fulltext https://www.npr.org/2020/10/29/927878184/the-13-races-that-will-determine-senate-majority?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_term=nprnews&utm_campaign=npr&fbclid=IwAR2CwahUNLlmPyKqE5DOrb0OlheJYHM7Dv-EtSMMEMHsoUftBYncpav3QLw Povalikhino: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-54338785 Music: Apathy Happy by Benjamin Earl Turner To monetarily support Hoodrat to Headwrap Venmo @Ericka-Hart or PayPal: ericka@ihartericka.com
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