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In 1902, when V. I. Lenin wrote his treatise What Is To Be Done, he was in search of a committed political leadership cadre to implement his vision of communism. Similarly, W.E. B. DuBois in his 1903 essay “The Talented Tenth” published in The Negro Problem thought it necessary to have a top tier black American [...]
Source: About.com Angela Davis, radical black activist and philosopher, was arrested as a suspected conspirator in the abortive attempt to free George Jackson from a courtroom in Marin County, California, August 7, 1970. The guns used were registered in her name. Angela Davis was eventually acquitted of all charges, but was briefly on the FBI’s [...]