Detroit I Do Mind Dying presents a history of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers. Alongside histories of the Civil Rights and Black power movements which give greater attention to formations such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Black Panther Party, this focuses on the league as a significant expression of black radical thought and activism amongst auto-workers in the 1960s. It is a text of political economy and historical sociology tempered by a passionate commitment to the struggles which were waged by its central actors.
In 1966 he was a member of the anarchist group Black Mask, which later became Up Against the Wall Motherfuckers. He subsequently has coedited Solidarity Forever: An Oral History of the IWW and The Encyclopedia of the American Left.
Along with Malay Roychoudhury in India, Gordon Lasslett in Australia, Karl Weissner in Germany and Nutall in Britain, Georgakashe termed as a group of Creative Vandalists built up a communicative group of writers and poets which he called a bunch of Crative Vandalists. In India his letters have been published and archived in The Little Magazine Library & Reaserch Centre, Kolkata.