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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., it ultimately calls for an expansive Caribbean feminist politics that reckons with indigenous political subjectivities and creates awareness of black belonging beyond statist framings toward mutual liberation. 51 Logan Hennessey, “Re-placing Indigenous Territory: Villagization and the Transformation...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 143–153.
Published: 01 March 2023
... proposes the concept “decolonial citizenship” as a framework to tackle the archival and scholarly invisibility of Black women’s contributions to decolonial movements and their espousing new ways of belonging that are grounded in practices, geographies, epistemologies, and communities that persist despite...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 142–151.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of the Dominican experience. race Frantz Fanon Dominican Republic racial epistemology fact of blackness Dixa Ramírez’s Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present affixed me to the moment in Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks when...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 149–160.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tzarina T. Prater This essay contributes to ongoing debates about cultural and national identity and belonging in Jamaica by taking up the primary trope of the “shop” as the sole site of black and Chinese interaction. Through analyzing the fiction and poetry of Easton Lee, the essay considers how...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 131–142.
Published: 01 March 2023
... archives look different if the terms of our questions presume and start with alternative, plural, and multiple constellations of belonging? And specifically, what do these Black women’s lives and thinking reveal about this plurality? If citizenship is upended, even if only partially or momentarily, what...
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Small Axe (2024) 28 (1 (73)): 39–56.
Published: 01 March 2024
... vision and light. She contemplates what we cannot see in these images: buried entities that formed a network of power known to enslaved people, engaging Katherine McKittrick’s theory of Black geographies. Through these entities, people of African descent established blood ties with the earth of Jamaica...
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Small Axe (2024) 28 (1 (73)): 76–82.
Published: 01 March 2024
...” rather than on property. The second insight holds essentialism to account for the tropes through which Black nation-states are read. From this she asks, might it be that an enforcer who does not enforce is anticolonial, leveraging chinks in the plantation logic of the law? rachel.goffe@utoronto.ca...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 120–131.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and a Latinx, the last twenty years have given us another layer of interpretative work that examines Schomburg between and beyond this polarity. Diasporic Blackness belongs to this category. It is the first book-length examination of Schomburg as both person and symbol through this more layered analytical...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 28–58.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., which then legitimates black belonging. Appropriating this Amerindian myth of origin serves a greater function than even the myth of El Dorado. While the El Dorado myth provides for blacks a legacy of belonging and inheritance, the legitimacy orf which could not strictly be solidi ed in Pan-Africanist...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 32–48.
Published: 01 November 2023
... that were infused with a critical hope for the future, which imagined new potential worlds of Black/queer belonging across the Caribbean. Thus the peña started in defiance of the violence and vulnerability that saturate the lives of queer people of color in the Americas. Neither the homophobia...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of birthrights (a dubious one, given the hard fought battles for black Americans to be granted full rights under the US Constitution) is evoked as a not-so-subtle reminder that citizenship has its privileges, and “belonging” is one of them. Even the agents of the Justice Department took note...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 34–50.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of communal value. The middle-class individuals, status driven, show scorn for the dispossessed lives of the lower class. The head teacher of the village school, whose personality and behavior bring to mind the Black schoolmasters in Fitzroy Fraser’s 1962 Wounds in the Flesh and Earl Lovelace’s 1968...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 123–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
... a black European aesthetics, the problem is how to see people not first and foremost as black but as European, and as a part of the nation-state to which they belong. WM : That brings me to another interesting point on your website, and this is exactly about questions of blackness and Europeanness...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 175–185.
Published: 01 March 2021
... such as the brown babies debate revealed the racial logic of empire and how it shaped the contours of Britishness, but precisely because they exposed and deepened the precarity of black lives in the imperial metropole, they became incitements to discourse, eliciting articulations of self and collective belonging...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 174–176.
Published: 01 March 2023
... M itchell E sajas is cofounder of the New Urban Collective and The Black Archives in Amsterdam, a unique collection of books, documents, and artifacts documenting the history of Black people and Black resistance in the Dutch context. By working with artists, activists, academics, communities...
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Small Axe (2024) 28 (1 (73)): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2024
... in that coffin, as a particular kind of critical practice overshadowed the hope, joy, and community I experienced in my other life as a dancer and artist, albeit a very skeptical one. I ran into Charles “Val” Carnegie not long after my book Modern Blackness had been published, and he asked me if I...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 154–161.
Published: 01 March 2023
... connections with later generations of Black women who continued to advocate for political participation and plural forms of belonging. The political imaginations of women of Mariama Bâ’s generation may have been more widely recognized, but these imaginations have also been misconstrued as nationalist in ways...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and lacunar history of the black Atlantic (79). At every turn, Dunham refuses to embrace a sense of belonging she does not feel, to sink into the comfort of an oversimplified Afrocentric kinship that ignores language barriers, income disparities, and diverging systems of belief. Dunham comes to Haiti...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 132–141.
Published: 01 July 2019
... diaspora in the United States. Very recently, García-Peña has extended this dialogue to Europe and is spearheading scholarship on global Afro-dominicanidad and Afro-latinidad . García-Peña’s articles “Black in English: Race, Migration, and National Belonging in Postcolonial Italy” ( Kalfou 3, no. 2...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2009
... ground for negotiating difference. This collusion comes with its own metaphysical dilemmas of identity and belonging that remain unresolved. Becoming the Other The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois (first published in 1903) resonates with a chapter, also titled...