Roqin’ With The South Lawn Episode 2: Red States

Sorry for the long delay between updates, but we got a great interview about the history of Southern socialism with Robert Greene up tonight.

RSS feed for the podcast is here, and you can view it in the iTunes Music Store here.

Rob was kind enough to provide us with a reading list for those looking to do further reading on the topic:

Steven Hahn. A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Depression. (2003)

Eric Foner. Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution. (1988)

Omar Ali. In the Lion’s Mouth: Black Populism in the New South, 1886-1900. (2010)

Thomas F. Jackson. From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Struggle for Economic Justice. (2007)

Robert Korstad. Civil Rights Unionism: Tobacco Workers and the Struggle for Democracy in the Mid-Twentieth Century South. (2003)

Devin Fergus. Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980. (2009)

Lawrence Goodwyn. Democratic Promise: The Populist Movement in America. (1976)

Charles Postel. The Populist Vision. (2007)

Glenda Gilmore. Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights. (2008)

Glenda Gilmore. Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920. (1996)

Kenneth Robert Janken. The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s. (2016)

Peniel Joseph. Waiting ‘Til The Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America. (2006)

Danielle McGuire. At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance—A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power. (2010)

Robin D.G. Kelley. Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists During the Great Depression. (1990)

Harry Haywood. Black Bolshevik: Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist. (1978)

Mary G. Rolinson. Grassroots Garveyism: The Universal Negro Improvement Association in the Rural South, 1920-1927. (2007)