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Myths of Maoism  

In recounting how a group of politically engaged scholars sought to extend solidarity to East Asia in the 1968 era, a new book falls into many of the same pitfalls as the scholars it profiles.











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Out of the Closet, Into the Streets  

The revolutionary fervor of May ’68 didn’t end with a general strike. It fueled radical demands for years to come, and brought new causes into the mainstream—not least of them LGBT rights.



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Memphis Blues  

In his unstinting backing of unions, Martin Luther King, Jr. made clear that racism was rooted in a long and stubborn history of class injustice.





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Remember the Orangeburg Massacre  

Too often forgotten, the February 1968 killing of three student protesters by state troopers in Orangeburg, South Carolina marked a turning point in the black freedom struggle.








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