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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... politics and society. Obika Gray and Maziki Thame contributed review essays, tackling many of the issues explored in the book, including the Caribbean black power movement, the Grenada Revolution and its demise, the contemporary state of Jamaican politics, Caribbean intellectual traditions...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 206–217.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to an understanding of black radicalism in Canada, the Caribbean, and the African diaspora, more broadly. This work decenters the United States as the nexus of Black Power, allowing readers to think about Canada as an understudied site of black radical organizing. While the congress viewed Black Nationalism...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 92–112.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and the Marginalization of the Black Male Theses,” in Barriteau, Confronting Power, Theorizing Gender , 303–23; Keisha Lindsay, “Is the Caribbean Male an Endangered Species?,” in Mohammed, Gendered Realities , 57–76; Figueroa, “Male Privileging”; Figueroa, “(Old) Female Glass Ceilings.” 31 Errol Miller...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 195–205.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to Montreal: Black Power, the Caribbean, and the Black Radical Tradition in Canada,” Journal of African American History 92, no. 4 (2007): 516–39; “Liberation from Below: The Caribbean Conference Committee and the Global New Left” (master’s thesis, University of Montreal, 2007); “In Search of a National...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... Caribbean historians ardently mine the thousands of pages Thistlewood left in journals spanning the 1750s to his death in 1786 for his detailed minutiae of daily life on a Jamaican plantation. His archive of journals, probate records, weather logs, and financial accounts unsurprisingly erases black...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... —Walter Rodney, 1978 Walter Rodney’s expulsion from Jamaica in October 1968 was at once a singular moment in the island’s postcolonial experience, then just six years old, and in the life of the black power phenomenon in the Caribbean. At the time, Rodney was not just the most visible exponent...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Caribbean Black Power movement, through Walter Rodney and toward Linton Kwesi Johnson. Topic five, “Barbados,” would allow us to read long selections from Mother Poem and Sun Poem , paired with Winston James on the dilemmas of the radical Barbadian intellectual and Linden Lewis on race in Barbados...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 51–71.
Published: 01 July 2023
... 2023 by Small Axe, Inc. 2023 colonial education Yoruba language African slave indentured labor Kumina Black Power Eric Williams Kamau Brathwaite Paul Lovejoy Caribbean-oriented press Maureen Warner-Lewis, 1993, Lopez Photography, Kingston, Jamaica. Courtesy of Maureen Warner-Lewis...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
... “the socialism” of the two behemoths and their role in racial division. Th e WPA’s emergence cannot be detached from regional and worldwide developments including the global upsurge in 1968, the Caribbean black power movement, the emergence of the New World group of the 1960s, the February...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 261–268.
Published: 01 June 2006
... deeply our genealogies need to go in exploring the links between desires for freedom and power in black political discourses. Edmondson also provides an alternative account of the relationship between African American and Caribbean politics, suggesting that the investment in empire had a particular...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 269–275.
Published: 01 June 2006
... deeply our genealogies need to go in exploring the links between desires for freedom and power in black political discourses. Edmondson also provides an alternative account of the relationship between African American and Caribbean politics, suggesting that the investment in empire had a particular...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 276–286.
Published: 01 June 2006
... deeply our genealogies need to go in exploring the links between desires for freedom and power in black political discourses. Edmondson also provides an alternative account of the relationship between African American and Caribbean politics, suggesting that the investment in empire had a particular...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 287–289.
Published: 01 June 2006
... deeply our genealogies need to go in exploring the links between desires for freedom and power in black political discourses. Edmondson also provides an alternative account of the relationship between African American and Caribbean politics, suggesting that the investment in empire had a particular...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Time Now: Fanon and Feminism An overview of the Caribbean’s political terrain offers a series of rhetorical performances in which race repeatedly supplants gender.10 The region’s early post-independence period was marked by both black power insurrection (for example, Trinidad, 1970...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 164–174.
Published: 01 July 2016
..., emerging from Black Power and captured in reggae of the day; the politics of Michael Manley; and the radical Left in Jamaica, Trinidad, Cuba, and Grenada. Meeks raises among his concerns a chasm between the politics of the Left and the need to center Afro-Caribbean philosophy in projects of nationhood...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
... and historic stage of struggle had arrived in the Caribbean under the name of Black Power. The writing of Persistent Poverty drew inspiration and hope from that Caribbean-wide movement. The reference to “Black Power in the New World at present” might thus have been a code for Abeng...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 95–107.
Published: 01 July 2014
... figure among the most effective, popular, and powerful healers in early modern Caribbean cities. 38 This fact strongly suggests that black ritual specialists, most prominently African bozales , were able to maneuver and position themselves at the apex of descriptive models concerning...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 84–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
...— This Island Now (1966) and The View from Coyaba (1985)—fictionalize the transition to independence in the anglophone Caribbean and how that transition related to the set of concerns unfolding across the rest of the black world. This essay traces Abrahams’s thought on questions of race and decolonization...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... in the Caribbean. Writings on the broad field of inquiry we may now call Caribbean culture have certainly existed from the inception of the colonial project in the region. However, many of the most profound studies of culture in the Caribbean have been wedded to a critique of colonial power. The emergence...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2013
... as they continue to shape how Caribbean people and ideas circulate in the world as well as how Caribbean governments relate to their people. As the late Michel-Rolph Trouillot argued, “The ultimate mark of power may be its invisibility; the ultimate challenge, the exposition of its roots.” 4 In colonial...