Rod Bush is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at St. John's University in New York City. Long an activist in the Black Power and radical movements of the 1960s through the 1980s, Bush returned to the academy in 1988 to obtain a Ph.D. He is the author of We Are Not What We Seem: Black Nationalism and Class Struggle in the American Century, and editor of The New Black Vote: Politics and Power in Four American Cities.
Introduction: "The Handwriting on the Wall" PART I: Theory 1. The Peculiar Internationalism of Black Nationalism 2. The Sociology of the Color Line: W.E.B. Du Bois and the End of White World Supremacy 3. The Class- First, Race- First Debate: The Contradictions of Nationalism and Internationalism and the Stratification of the World- System 4. Black Feminism, Intersectionality, and the Critique of Masculinist Models of Liberation PART II: Radical Social Movements 5. The Civil Rights Movement and the Continuing Struggle for the Redemption of America 6. Black Power, the American Dream, and the Spirit of Bandung: Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the Age of World Revolution Notes Bibliography Index