The black national question
in the U.S.

This section concerns the question of whether the Afro-American people constitute not just a oppressed nationality, but a nation with a definite territory in the black belt South whose right to self-determination (right to decide on secession) should be recognized.

On the black national question and the right to self-determination
(Workers' Advocate Supplement, vol. 1, #8, Oct. 15, 1985, with notes from July 2008)
Reference material: relevant charts and maps (a 614K pdf file)
(Workers' Advocate Supplement, vol. 1, #8, Oct. 15, 1985)

On the history of the CPUSA and the CI on the Right to Self-Determination
(Workers' Advocate Supplement, vol. 1, #9, Nov. 15, 1985, with notes from July 2008)

Resolution of the Marxist-Leninist Party on the black national question, Spring, 1985
(Workers' Advocate Supplement, vol. 1, #8, Oct. 15, 1985, with notes from July 2008)

The section "The Black National Question in the U.S." in
"On the period preceding the reversal in the line of the Communist International
at the Seventh World Congress of the CI in 1935:
Between the Sixth and Seventh Congresses"
(Workers' Advocate Supplement, vol. 2, #6, July 15, 1986, with notes from July 2008)



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