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Gerald Horne, Cedric Johnson, and the Week in American Intellectual History

Over at the African American Intellectual History Society’s Black Perspectives page, a roundtable on the writings and legacy of historian Gerald Horne has had me fascinated for the last week. I joked before the roundtable began that the Horne roundtable was going to be the highlight of my birthday week. All humor aside, though, the roundtable has proven to be a critically important read—perhaps the most important online writing from a group of historians in 2017 so far. This is not meant as hyperbole, because Gerald Horne deserves a much, much larger reading audience. Read more