Marxist IQ: Black history is U.S. history (answers)

Marxist IQ: Black history is U.S. history (answers)


1. Marxists would agree with the following analysis of slavery, which may soon be banned in Florida:


“The slave-breeders and slave-traders are a small, odious, and detested class among you; and yet in politics, they dictate the course of all of you.” Its author was


d. Abraham Lincoln.



2 . Communists believe racism stems from


c. the historical grafting of slavery onto U.S. capitalism and its continued need to extract super-profits and to disrupt working-class and people’s unity.



3. Republican governors and state legislators have sought to demonize and outlaw the teaching of critical race theory in public schools. Communists understand that critical race theory


a. brings together the social sciences and humanities to understand the role of systemic racism in U.S. society and culture.
b. enables students to understand the historical connections between racism in the U.S., settler-colonialism, and imperialism globally.
c. was itself brought into prominence by the Black Lives Matter movement against ongoing police terror, mass incarceration, and its disproportionate impact on African Americans.
d. All of the above



4. Racist policies provide capitalists with “super-profits” by


a. paying Black, Latino and other workers of color less, which also depresses the general wage rate.



5. Among the most globally distinguished African Americans of the 20th century, W.E.B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, Claudia Jones, and Angela Davis


a. all fought for a peace based on economic and social justice.
b. all saw the liberation of African American people as part of a larger struggle for the liberation of all people.
c. all were formally listed at one time or another by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover as Communists and subjected to official harassment and abuse for that reason.
d. All of the above



6. Faced with the book bans led by Governor DeSantis of Florida, the College Board removed material on the Black Lives Matter movement, police brutality, the Black Power movement of the 1960s, and prominent authors dealing with Black history and culture from its Advanced Placement curricula, which allows high-school students to earn college credits tuition-free. Which of the following authors is not on the list to be removed?


c. Clarence Thomas


Your Score:

0 wrong: Theoretician. Write an article! Teach a class!!
1 to 2 wrong: Developed Marxist. Form a study group, join the party.
3 to 4 wrong: Developing Marxist. Keep studying and stay in the struggle!
5 to 6 wrong: Danger! deviations possible. study and then study some more lest you drift into the marsh of opportunism!


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