Was Karl Marx a Black Man? Herbert W. Vilakazi DOI: https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-032-02-1980-06_5 Keywords: Marxism Abstract His fellow-students had conferred upon him the nickname "Der Mohr." American boys would probably call him "Nigger." - Theodor Cuno, a friend of Karl Marx in his "Reminiscences" of Karl MarxThis article can also be found at the Monthly Review website, where most recent articles are published in full.Click here to purchase a PDF version of this article at the Monthly Review website. Requires Subscription or Fee PDF (USD 3) Published 1980-06-05 Issue Vol. 32, No. 2: June 1980 Section Articles Please see here for reprint requests.