Left Lens Live: Affirming Black Socialism amid the American Nightmare w/ Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly

2020 has been a living embodiment of what Malcolm X called “the American Nightmare” for majorities of humanity. Dr. Charisse Buden-Stelly joins The Left Lens live to discuss the nightmarish conditions oppressed peoples face in 2020 and the necessity of Black socialism in addressing them.

Dr. Charisse Burden-Stelly is the 2020-2021 Visiting Scholar in the Race and Capitalism Project at the University of Chicago. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and Political Science at Carleton College. A scholar of political theory, political economy, and intellectual history, Dr. Burden-Stelly is the co-author, with Dr. Gerald Horne, of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life in American History.

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