"How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black the US is a type of paradigm-shifting, life-changing texts that has now not misplaced its forex or relevance—even after 3 many years. Its provocative treatise at the ravages of overdue capitalism, kingdom violence, incarceration, and patriarchy at the existence percentages and struggles of black working-class women and men formed a complete iteration, directing our energies to the terrain of the prison-industrial complicated, anti-racist paintings, exertions organizing, choices to racial capitalism, and hard patriarchy—personally and politically."—Robin D. G. Kelley
"In this re-creation of his vintage textual content . . . Marable can problem a brand new new release to discover strategies to the issues that constrain the current yet no longer our power to hunt and outline a greater future."—Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
"[A] prescient analysis."—Michael Eric Dyson
How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black the United States is a vintage examine of the intersection of racism and sophistication within the usa. It has turn into a typical textual content for classes in American politics and historical past, and has been critical to the schooling of millions of political activists because the Nineteen Eighties. This variation is prsented with a brand new foreword via Leith Mullings.