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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
... the Cuban Revolution's racial politics, speaking brazenly into a period that produced a general textual silence on post-1959 racial inequalities and providing an enduring Afro-Cuban counterargument to Cuba's myth of racial democracy. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 discrimination Tricontinental black power...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 129–145.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Nick Nesbitt This essay argues that Aimé Césaire remained committed to a nonaligned, tricontinental Marxism well beyond his resignation from the Parti Communiste Français in 1956. It describes this commitment positively in relation to “black Jacobinism” as well as the limitations of Césaire's...
Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 69–77.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to embrace Cuba’s “Antillean” pertinence in the late nineteenth century through the Latin Americanness Cuba claimed instead by spearheading “Tricontinentalism.” 28 James nonetheless positions the island as superlatively West Indian. In my reading, this incongruous move reveals that he defined Cuba through...
Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to the Tricontinental Conference in Havana in 1967 by quoting José Martí—“Es la hora de los hornos, y no se ha de ver más que la luz”—and Fernández Retamar clearly wanted the original readers of Calibán to feel the heat of those furnaces as well as to see the light that their stokers can produce. 3 Those local...
Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 85–97.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., it attempts to encapsulate a mid-1970s political moment in the Caribbean that was implicitly global, especially insofar as it embeds the attempt on Marley's life in a larger narrative whose threads include the nonaligned tricontinental movement, the Cold War, and the OPEC crisis. A Brief History of Seven...
Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2019
... the spirit of Afro-Asian solidarity articulated at the 1955 Bandung Conference, a spirit extended to the Americas through the Tricontinental Movement inaugurated in Havana in 1966. Caribbean studies suffers doubly from this splintering and fragmentation: already divided internally by imperial languages...
Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... For James and Wynter, all of these insights pose profound questions about the responsibilities of Caribbean and Africana intellectuals. Speaking at the 1968 Tricontinental Congress in Cuba, James would reach the position that “intellectuals should prepare the way for the abolition of the intellectuals...
Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 18–34.
Published: 01 July 2018
... speech to the Tricontinental Conference in Havana, Cuba, Cabral offered his most sustained engagement with Marxist theory, specifically Marx’s claim that class struggle is the motive force of history, and with the corresponding view, articulated by Lenin, that national liberation was but an ancillary...