Melissa Turner is a an independent historian who studies radical historians and intellectuals. She holds advanced degrees in history and political science and is particularly interested in 20th Century thinkers in Western Europe and the United States.
Cyril Lionel Robert James was born in the British colony of Trinidad on January 4, 1901. James was a bright youth who absorbed literature, history, music, sports, and art-the foundational texts of Western civilization. He attended Queen’s Royal College in Port of Spain, but chafed … Read MoreC.L.R. James (1901-1989)