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“The Reddest of the Blacks”

For the past several months, I’ve been researching the life of Lovett Fort-Whiteman. Here’s a short film I made about his eventual arrest and death in Stalinist Russia.

Kazakh Nomads Under Lenin and Stalin

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Alun Thomas is a Lecturer in Modern European History at Staffordshire University where he specializes in the modern history of Russia and Central Asia and the postcolonial nature of early Soviet governance in non-Russian regions of the USSR. He’s the author of Nomads and Soviet Rule: Central Asia from Lenin to Stalin published by I.B. Tauris.


Czarface, “Marvel Team-Up,” Inspectah Deck + 7L & Esoteric = CZARFACE, 2013.