Prior to the American Revolution, why were more and more Africans joining the British military? In 1776 was the abolition of slavery all but inevitable in London? How does the longer history inform the present? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
On Thursday, May 7th our host Allen Ruff was joined by historian and public intellectual, Gerald Horne, to discuss the central role of racism and white supremacy from the founding of the US to the present. They will also be discussing his new book, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America.