According to myth, The Alamo honors the resilience and courage of Anglos and Tejanos pitted against Mexican centralism, brutality, and corruption. In fact, The Alamo is all about emancipation and slavery.
Robin D.G. Kelley’s work explores the history of black radical movements, the location of public intellectual work in contemporary social movements, and the role of the imagination in transformational politics. In this talk he discusses modern jazz in revolutionary times.