Cedric Robinson was a professor in the Department of Black Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He headed the Department of Black Studies and the Department of Political Science and served as the Director of the Center for Black Studies Research.
Black Marxism shattered the taken-for-granted of understanding the modern world, allowing us to see the racist nature of capitalism. There are very few books that transform how we have to approach the world and Black Marxism is one of them -- Kehinde Andrews I can say, without a trace of hyperbole, that this book changed my life. -- Robin Kelley Cedric Robinson's brilliant analyses revealed new ways of thinking and acting -- Angela Davis A towering achievement. There is simply nothing like it in the history of Black radical thought -- Cornel West