Session 10: Great Depression/ Communism

Main Themes:

Great Depression; Communism

Key Questions:

Why did the communist ideology gain popularity (especially with black people) during the 1930s?

Materials/Resources:

The New Politics of the Great Depression; The Scottsboro Boys

How Communism brought racial equality to the South (Read or Listen to the 17min interview) https://www.npr.org/transcripts/123771194

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