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“Unity and Struggle” – History of the Revolutionary Communist League (M-L-M)


First Published: Forward, No. 3, January 1980.
Transcription, Editing and Markup: Paul Saba
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Introduction: An overview of the contemporary Black Liberation Movement

Chapter One: Origins of the Congress of Afrikan Peoples and the Committee for a Unified Newark, 1966-70

I. The Black Arts movement and Spirit House, 1966-67
II. Three Black community groups form Committee for a Unified Newark
III. CFUN programs and community struggles
IV. Black Panther-US split – 1968
V. The 1969-70 Gibson election

Chapter Two: Congress of Afrikan Peoples – 1970-74

I. Atlanta founding meeting, September 1970
II. CAP’S activities 1970-73
III. Moving to the left, 1973-74

Chapter Three: Taking up Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought and development as a communist organization, 1974-79

I. Early period of consolidation around Marxism-Leninism, October 1974-October 1975
II. Influence by the “Revolutionary Wing” late 1975-fall 1976
III. Breaking with the “left” line and rectification – fall 1976-79