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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 134–146.
Published: 01 November 2021
... memory as an embodied archive is the locus through which Garifuna folks in Caribbean coastal Central America and New York City negotiate, articulate, and perform their Black Indigeneity within multiple nation-state borders and racial formations. Garifuna invocations and performances of ancestral...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Demetrius L. Eudell This essay illustrates how Sylvia Wynter's “Black Metamorphosis” reconceptualizes the question of labor as it relates to the history of blacks in the Americas and generally to the being of Being Human. It does so by situating Wynter's distinctive intervention within the context...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 129–145.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the figure of the non-norm, a central category for Wynter throughout the manuscript. The black presence in the New World is subterranean but omnipresent, fugitive but hypervisible, condemned as the non-norm and nonperson but the foundation for the concept of free citizenship in the Americas. Black experience...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 228–238.
Published: 01 November 2020
... as a manifestation of the black radical tradition and a critical involvement with socialism. Drawing on C. L. R. James and Sylvia Wynter, it argues that black freedom struggles in the Americas and Europe, including slave revolts, have been an essential part of the history of labor and freedom struggles. It also...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
...); Elizabeth Molnar, “‘El problema de carácter existencial’: Afro-Honduran Land Struggles (c. 1960–2010)” (MA thesis, University of Pittsburgh, 2011). 27 Lowell Gudmundson and Justin Wolfe, eds., Blacks and Blackness in Central America: Between Race and Place (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 93–99.
Published: 01 July 2022
... the disjointedness of the African diaspora. There is simply no space or location. In this sense, I read rupture and disjuncture as central to the African diaspora for approaching a (dis)location or break in which we can understand AfroLatinidad. It is about Black Latinidad and being. We must re-center not only...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 123–131.
Published: 01 July 2019
... history and culture despite its central place in the architecture of the Americas not only as the first Spanish colony of the hemisphere but also, alongside Haiti, as an exemplar of black self-rule” (3). Here, she combines a number of historical sources that point to a significant history of black...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 255–273.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., the epidiascope-tracing of the outlined map of South America appears as the only figurative motif, centrally “framed” amid a series of surrounding abstractly colored squares in hues of red. The intimate personal symbolism, or “microcosmic memory signs” (as Gooding has called them), of “mother's house” have now...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 62–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
... “cultural studies” cannot compare to her inspired and extensive commentary on black popular culture (whether in the context of carnival or funerals; blues, jazz, reggae, or calypso; rock, high-life, or Fela Kuti's Afro-beat) in continental Africa and the Americas. The established disciplines most centrally...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 261–268.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to be black in the world. The importance of this book is that it brings to the fore a relationship not often acknowledged: the centrality, not simply the influence, of the African American experience in Caribbean thought. Indeed, it seems that the Caribbean has found it difficult...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 269–275.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to be black in the world. The importance of this book is that it brings to the fore a relationship not often acknowledged: the centrality, not simply the influence, of the African American experience in Caribbean thought. Indeed, it seems that the Caribbean has found it difficult...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 276–286.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to be black in the world. The importance of this book is that it brings to the fore a relationship not often acknowledged: the centrality, not simply the influence, of the African American experience in Caribbean thought. Indeed, it seems that the Caribbean has found it difficult...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 287–289.
Published: 01 June 2006
... to be black in the world. The importance of this book is that it brings to the fore a relationship not often acknowledged: the centrality, not simply the influence, of the African American experience in Caribbean thought. Indeed, it seems that the Caribbean has found it difficult...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 180–190.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the contemporary diaspora.” 14 Consequently, African cultures become players in the construction of modern blackness and black cultures, ceasing to act as premodern fountains of authentic and antitechnological black life. I also appreciate that Jaji describes the centrality of African American culture...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 71–84.
Published: 01 March 2018
... North America, Central America, and the Antilles all expose their tender bellies to the Caribbean Sea. If indeed black queer diaspora is in part a spiritual, sensual, and political project about the sharing of sacred, intimate, and material resources transnationally and locally, then one...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
.... These crossings include migration for labor, which, in the case of Barbadian and other blacks who helped build het Panama Canal, resulted in the settling of blacks in Latin America. They also include tourism. In a 1995 trip ot Costa Rica, I observed that many blacks in the port city Limon, descendants of those...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 132–141.
Published: 01 July 2019
... displacement (e.g., migration and exile), and international divisions of labor.” 2 Taking a closer look at the historical “ghosting” of the Dominican Republic in scholarly conversations on free black subjectivity in the Americas, this study opens a window onto the central place of the Dominican Republic’s...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 164–172.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke, eds., The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). 2 Matthew J. Smith, Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934–1957 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... sources. The “borderlands” of Central America were regions where identity boundaries were blurred, and they varied depending on location. For example, in Limón, Costa Rica, Indo-Caribbean culis were absorbed into the population identified as negros jamaiquinos (Jamaican blacks), but in Panama...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 116–126.
Published: 01 November 2021
... life in the Americas. It is in part my argument that the unique position of Black people and Blackness in the Americas makes this statement more truthful than the artificially institutionalized practices that would have us think, act, and do scholarship otherwise. This, then, is a claim about...