Margaret Stevens is Professor in the Department of History at Essex County College in Newark. She is a contributor to the volume Communist Histories, Volume 1 (LeftWord, 2016) and the author of Red International and Black Caribbean (Pluto, 2017).
The history of black Communism remains sidelined. Pushing aside famous black leaders like Toussaint Louverture, Margaret Stevens introduces the passionate story of black Communists organising across the Caribbean.Watch Video
Margaret Stevens, author of Red International and Black Caribbean, explores the case of the Scottsboro Boys and the solidarity it elicited internationally. She also considers the early civil rights case’s relevance today.Watch Video