By Harry Haywood
A baby of slaves, Harry Haywood turned a pioneer theorist of Black strength and a pace-setter of the communist stream within the thirties. Black Bolshevik is a dramatic and private narrative of 50 years of the Black fight and the yankee left, together with first-hand debts of the Chicago race insurrection of 1919, the protection of the Scotsboro Boys, organizing sharecroppers within the South, and the Spanish Civil conflict. writer of the vintage 'Negro Liberation,' member of the Communist Party's Politburo and head of its Negro division within the thirties, Haywood was once expelled as a dissident within the fifties. Amiri Baraka known as this a 'powerful political journal... The sweep of background and occasion contained during this ebook will fascinate any critical reader.'
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