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Checking racism out of the library - an experiment in activism

Checking racism out of the library - an experiment in activism A new book, Celebrating CLR James in Hackney, recalls grassroots campaigns against racism in east London and reprints documents and interviews

How Marxist historian CLR James understood racism and revolutions

The Trinidadian Marxist CLR James broke new ground in the study of racism and revolutions, says Christian Hogsbjerg

CLR James library victory

There were celebrations last week after Hackney council agreed to leave the CLR James Library in east London with its original name.

Campaign to keep name of Hackney's CLR James library

The CLR James Library in east London, named after the late, great Trinidadian Marxist historian CLR James, is under threat.

Win a CLR James cricket T-shirt

Win a CLR James cricket T-shirt CLR James was a Marxist, anti-imperialist, pioneer of Pan-Africanism and author of one of the finest books ever written on cricket.

Success of conference celebrating CLR James

More than 90 people attended a dayschool to celebrate the legacy of CLR James in central London last Saturday.

Books on the fight against the slave trade

24 March 2007
Books on the fight against the slave trade

Pierre Broué, 1929–2005

13 August 2005
The Marxist historian Pierre Broué will never achieve the status of posthumous fashionability now awarded to CLR James, nor will he ever be widely as feted as Eric Hobsbawm among literati and opinion former circles.

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