Kwame Somburu 1934-2016
Kwame Somburu (Paul Boutelle) passed on May 3, 2016. A long time revolutionary and fighter for the oppressed, Kwame had been a member of the Socialist Workers Party, Socialist Action, and the Socialist Workers Organization. In 1968, Kwame was the Vice Presidential candidate of the SWP campaigning alongside Presidential nominee Fred Halstead.
In this post, you will find links to some older and more recent writings by comrade Somburu. We are also posting videos that may be of interest. As remembrances are posted online, we will repost them here as well.
Kwame Somburu was an exemplary revolutionary and fighter, who should serve as a role model to the next generation of radicals.
On the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination: Malcolm X in Life and Legacy Against the Current, February 21, 2015
Africans in America: Part III (a 1999 series in the Socialist Action Newspaper, parts 1 and 2 not available)
Nation Time Socialist Viewpoint, 2006
Kwame Montsho Ajamu Somburu ¡Presente!, October 13, 1934 – May 3, 2016
By The Editors of Socialist Viewpoint Magazine
Kwame Somburu, ¡Presente! Louis Proyect