CIVIL LIBERTIES AND RIGHTS

WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Woman and Socialism by August Bebel, 1879 https://www.marxists.org/archive/bebel/1879/woman-socialism/index.htm
Protection of Women and Children in Soviet Russia by E.P. Dutton, 1932 https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/field-alice/protect/index.html
Soviet Woman: a citizen with equal rights by N. Krupskaya 1936 https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/soviet_woman_a_citizen_with_equal_rights_krupskaya.pdf
Women in the U.S.S.R. by M. Pichugina, 1939. https://www.marxists.org/subject/women/authors/pichugina/women.html
Women in the Land of Socialism by Nina Vasilievna Popova 1949 http://www.revolutionarydemocracy.org/archive/WomSoc.htm
Women’s Rights and Abortion in the USSR (Constitution of the U.S.S.R., Article 122)
http://www.stalinsociety.org/2015/04/08/on-womens-rights-and-abortion-in-the-ussr/
“Stalinization and feminism” Reddit post
https://www.reddit.com/r/communism101/comments/8h0aqp/stalinization_and_feminism/dyg8o82/

Videos:
Communism and Women’s Rights
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYeIleea3FA
Women’s Rights Under Socialism vs. Women’s Rights Under Fascism
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYFA2wCDw7A&
How Communism has Improved Women’s Rights
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StwK3IANSH4
Women’s Rights Under the Soviet Union
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JX4zLepIt0

MINORITY RIGHTS

Seize the Time: The Story of the Black Panther Party by Bobby Seale https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/stt.pdf
Negro Liberation by Harry Haywood https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/nl48.pdf
Lynching, A Weapon of of National Oppression by Harry Haywood https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/lynching_h_haywood-m_howard-1932.pdf
The Crisis of Negro Reformism and the Growth Of Nationalism by Haywood with Hall https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/haywood_crisis_txt.pdf
The Two Epochs of Nation-Development: Is Black Nationalism a Form of Classical Nationalism? by Haywood with Hall https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/haywood_two_epochs_txt.pdf
“Is the Black Bourgeoisie the Leader of the Black Liberation Movement?” by Haywood with Hall https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/haywood_black_bourgeoisie_txt.pdf
The South Comes North in Detroit’s Own Scottsboro Case by Harry Haywood https://mltheory.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/aak.pdf
Letter from Harry Haywood to the Provisional Organizing Committee https://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/2009/11/04/letter-from-harry-haywood-to-the-poc-from-the-new-encyclopedia-of-anti-revisionism-online/
For a Revolutionary Position on the Negro Question https://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/2009/11/18/harry-haywood-for-a-revolutionary-position-on-the-negro-question-2/
The Struggle for the Leninist Position on the Negro Question in the United States
https://marxistleninist.wordpress.com/2008/09/04/harry-haywood-on-the-african-american-national-question/
“I Am at Home” (Paul Robeson describes his life as a black man in the Soviet Union)
https://www.marxists.org/archive/robeson/1935/01/15.htm

Videos:
Civil rights and Communism: Huey P Newton and Black Panthers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Is0Al_GPwU
Civil Rights and Communism: Paul Robeson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho2WInElm0Y
Civil rights and Communism: Robert F Williams
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmrqQoARfNU
Paul Robeson: “When I stepped on Soviet soil, for the first time in my life I felt myself a full human being. So it is unthinkable to me that any colored people would join the war or attacks on the Soviet Union”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU_-0qKhNeg
COINTELPRO: The FBI’s War on Black America
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAz3JlMK714
The Black Panthers Documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EukElITplo4

SEDITION IN THE USA

An article discussing laws backed by the supreme court to restrict freedom of speech during ww1. Over 1,000 imprisoned. https://www.papermasters.com/first-amendment-rights-during-wartime.html
Discusses Espionage Act of 1917, Schenck v. United States, and the restriction of freedom of expression in the USA during wartime. http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3764&context=fss_papers
“The Alien and Sedition Acts” restricting freedom of speech a few years after the first amendement was ratified
http://www.ushistory.org/us/19e.asp

LGBT RIGHTS

Homosexuality in the USSR
http://www.stalinsociety.org/2015/04/08/homosexuality-in-the-ussr/
Mistakes of the 1930s USSR regarding homosexuality. Psychology and medical Science still held mistaken views and political climate of the world was still homophobic in the 30s. https://www.workers.org/ww/2004/lgbtseries1007.php

Videos:
The Freedom of LGBT+ People Lies in the Victory of the Communist Struggle!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaXj31wf8vE