Letters and Politics

The Political Economy of Boxing

Guest: Gerald Horne is Moores Professor of History & African American Studies at the University of Houston.  He is the author of more than three dozen books including White Supremacy Confronted: US Imperialism & Anticommunism vs the Liberation of Southern Africa from Rhodes to Mandela, The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, and White Supremacy and Capitalism in 17th Century North America and the Caribbean.  His latest is The Bittersweet Science: racism, racketeering, and the political economy of boxing.

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Herbie HancockFat Mama (Remastered Album Version)Mwandishi: The Complete Warner Bros. RecordingsRhino/Warner Bros.
Paul RobesonKing Joe (The Joe Louis Blues)Goin' HomeDelta
Herbie HancockFat Mama (Remastered Album Version)Mwandishi: The Complete Warner Bros. RecordingsRhino/Warner Bros.
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