Tag: Gerald Horne

The Counter-Revolution of 1776

The Counter-Revolution of 1776:  Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America. By Gerald Horne (New York University Press, 2014) ISBN 978-1-4798-9340-9 Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow debunked the happy babble about a contemporary post-racial America. Gerald Horne’s The Counter-Revolution of 1776 broadens the focus to look at the historical roots of this …

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