When communism met black anti-colonialism in interwar France

Murphy, David (2020) When communism met black anti-colonialism in interwar France. Jacobin (29 Jun).

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    Abstract

    In post–World War I Paris, wounded Senegalese veteran Lamine Senghor used his experience to denounce the evils of imperialism. A militant in the French Communist Party, he married working-class politics with a consistent anti-racism — putting the unity of the colonized peoples at the heart of the fight against oppression and injustice.