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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 45–51.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Louis Chude-Sokei The Black Scholar ( TBS ), established in 1969, emerged from a public confluence of black political and cultural movements—black power, black arts, Pan-Africanism and decolonization, black feminism, and the emergence of a black political class. As primary intellectual organ to...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 87–103.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Raj Chetty This essay approaches the stage versions of Toussaint Louverture (1934) and The Black Jacobins (1967), first, to emphasize the role of C. L. R. James’s collaborations in the creation of the plays, and second, to argue that the latter version of the play presents a radical feminism that...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 129–133.
Published: 01 March 2005
... and to gloss over paradoxes that may compromise our heroic narratives. Nardal’s more aptly characterized “nascent masculinist, diasporic feminism” is fur- ther revealed when she compares the race-conscious intellectual evolution of Antillean women to that of black...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 206–217.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Black Power black feminism Canada Montreal Congress of Black Writers David Austin The 1968 Congress of Black Writers appears as a convening of brothers. Over the course of four days, the black men present hailed, challenged, and validated each other, recounting a shared history of racial...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Kaiama L. Glover This essay reflects on Haitian radicalism by looking at the life and the works of novelist Marie Vieux Chauvet (1916–73). Though increasingly a subject of interest for scholars of Haitian women's literature and of Haitian feminism, Chauvet's work is only rarely considered alongside...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psycho- analysis, Feminism (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997), 135–58. 14 See, for example, St. Clair Drake and Horace R. Cayton, Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City, rev. ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
... certain theoretical cul de sac in contemporary black studies theorizations that requires further thought if we are to diligently contemplate the stakes of freedom for black people globally. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2018 voice unfreedom fugitivity maroonage feminism Recently...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 71–83.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Faith Smith This essay argues that the death of a fictional photographer in the 1907 novel Rupert Gray: A Tale in Black and White allays anxieties posed by photographic surveillance and “feminization.” Even if the novel's faith in the British Empire disqualifies it from being radical, its portrayal...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 March 2002
....” 18. Heidi Safi a Mirza, “Introduction: Mapping a Genealogy of Black British Feminism,” Black British Feminism, ed. H. S. Mirza (London: Routledge Press, 1997), 3. 113838 Contrary to an essentialized notion of blackness rooted in biology, the term “black,” within the British context...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
...,” an earlier essay by Gaines that addressed the pivotal role of Toni Cade Bambara’s The Black Woman in the articulation of black feminism. But the new research provides additional contexts and history for the works of people like Alice Childress and the radical Harlem Writers...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 173–179.
Published: 01 July 2014
... feminism. I am thinking here of the work of Nadia Ellis, Ifeona Fulani, and Beth-Sarah Wright, each of whom attend to the profane, corporeal ecstasy sought by black women in dancehall. 10 Their careful studies of ecstatic female embodiment and transfiguration along “the lower frequencies” critically...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 128–142.
Published: 01 November 2020
... serve” others. 7 By the 1930s, several black middle-class women had begun to forcefully demand the same social and political rights afforded to men. They critiqued black people’s systemic marginalization and sought to engage in the traditionally feminized pursuit of charitable work. 8 Bailey...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Aaron Kamugisha This essay introduces Sylvia Wynter's “Black Metamorphosis: New Natives in a New World,” an unpublished 900-plus-page manuscript written by Wynter in the 1970s. “Black Metamorphosis” is a remarkable manuscript, and it deserves close study for a number of reasons. It is arguably the...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Jennifer Rahim The Operations of the Closet and the Discourse of Unspeakable Contents in Black Fauns and My Brother Jennifer Rahim This paper examines the operations of the closet in two historically distant texts from the English-speaking Caribbean: Alfred Mendes’s Black Fauns...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 129–145.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Aaron Kamugisha “Black Metamorphosis,” Sylvia Wynter's unpublished manuscript of the 1970s, is premised on the idea that the black experience of coloniality is crucial to comprehending the history of the New World. This essay traces the idea of black experience in “Black Metamorphosis” through the...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 120–128.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of black diasporic articulation—“On Reciprocity: René Maran and Alain Locke,” “Feminism and L’Internationalisme Noir,” and “Vagabond Internationalism: Claude McKay’s Banjo”—to the fi nal “Coda,” Th e Practice of Diaspora self-consciously alludes to black diasporic music, specifi...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 65–83.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Phanuel Antwi Rereading dub poetry under the pressures of and with the resources of black feminist and queer theory, and treating the practice of dub poetry as a production of a sound archive, one that embodies and aurally animates the intimacies of the black Atlantic, this essay highlights the...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Wigmoore Francis Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Women in the Discourses of Radical Black Caribbean Men Wigmoore Francis INTRODUCTION t work in the deliberations of black radical thinkers in the nineteenth- and early...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley; Matt Richardson This reflection argues that the oeuvre of Colin Dayan provides critical tools for the elaboration of black transgender studies. Specifically, the authors analyze the trial and imprisonment of black transgender activist CeCe MacDonald using Dayan's work as...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 75–89.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Rinaldo Walcott The attempt to narrate and represent a coherent black masculinity in its singularity is in part what I want to respond to in this essay. But even more, I want to suggest that thinking about a range and variety of black manhoods and masculinities might provide analysts with a set of...