Prophet of discontent : Martin Luther King Jr. and the critique of racial capitalism (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Prophet of discontent : Martin Luther King Jr. and the critique of racial capitalism

Author: Andrew J Douglas; Jared A Loggins
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2021.
Series: Morehouse College King Collection series on civil & human rights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many of today's insurgent Black movements call for an end to racial capitalism. They take aim at policing and mass incarceration, the racial partitioning of workplaces and residential communities, the expropriation and underdevelopment of Black populations at home and abroad. Scholars and activists increasingly regard these practices as essential technologies of capital accumulation, evidence that capitalist  Read more...
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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Douglas; Jared A Loggins
ISBN: 082036018X 9780820360188 0820360171 9780820360171
OCLC Number: 1253354345
Description: x, 136 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The trouble is ... : On critique and tradition --
The other America: On the method of dissatisfaction --
Something is wrong with capitalism: On the revolution of values --
Showdown for nonviolence: On Black radicalism and the antipolitical --
Liberated grounds on which to gather: On Black study and the afterlives of King's critique.
Series Title: Morehouse College King Collection series on civil & human rights.
Responsibility: Andrew J. Douglas, Jared A. Loggins.

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Shining new light on Martin Luther King's largely implicit economic and political theories, and expanding appreciation of the Black radical tradition to which he belonged, Andrew Douglas and Jared  Read more...

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It is no longer true that the radicalism of Dr. King is ignored . . . but no book so thoroughly shows how his radicalism, and changes in it, developed through study and, especially, through Read more...

 
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