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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Germaine, Evangeline, and Other “Negro Girls”: Rudy Burckhardt’s Caribbean Peter James Hudson James Weldon Johnson once recalled Port-au-Prince as “the finest city of all the Latin- American seaports” that he had seen.1 Few others have echoed his claim. Instead, Haiti’s...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 93–99.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Omaris Z. Zamora This essay takes on the task of reflecting on the keyword negro from a transnational standpoint that considers how negro / a/x , a sociopolitical identity, falls in and out of AfroLatinidad in Latin American and hispanic Caribbean diasporas. In particular, the author is concerned...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 100–107.
Published: 01 July 2022
...Grégory Pierrot This essay presents and studies five different words used in French to express the notion of Blackness . The five words analyzed— nègre , noir , black , renoi , and négro —entered the French language between the beginning of the Atlantic slave trade in the sixteenth century...
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 3 A. Duperly and Sons, Negro Village , ca. 1900. Silver gelatin print, reproduced from David Boxer and Edward Lucie-Smith, eds., Jamaica in Black and White: Photography in Jamaica, c.1845–c.1920; The David Boxer Collection (Oxford: Macmillan Educational, 2013), 161 More
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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 2 “A Negro of Santo Domingo”; 1910. Photograph by Harry H. Johnston. From the New York Public Library Digital Collections, New York. More
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 6 Edna Manley, Negro Aroused , 1935. Mahogany, 25 in. Collection of the National Gallery of Jamaica. Courtesy of the Edna Manley Foundation More
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 13 James Valentine, A Negro Boy , 1891–92. Albumen print, 6 x 8.5 in. Aaron and Marjorie Matalon Collection, National Gallery of Jamaica More
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 4 William Berryman, “View of Negro village,” c.1808–16; black and gray ink and pencil, 6 × 8.8 in. LC-96522191 More
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Published: 01 March 2024
Figure 6 William Berryman, “Negro hut with figures in plantain walk,” c.1808–15; brown and gray ink, pencil, and watercolor, 5.4 × 8.3 in. LC-96516482 More
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 55–75.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... It then cuts to a black screen with white text that states, “los negros en el cafetal como mano de obra” (“blacks in the coffee plantation as hard labor”). It reverts back to images of the plantation and then cuts again to a black screen with white letters, asking the seemingly sarcastic question, “¿cómo? ¿los...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
... in the short story collection Tropic Death and the pamphlet The British Negro , respectively. The essay demonstrates how and why South Africa proved significant to an emergent radical consciousness in the Caribbean and the vicissitudes of turning to south(ern), not only West, Africa to think through Africa...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 121–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., and Césaire's works in particular, as a movement and not an essence. It is a reflection on Césaire's latest work, Nègre je suis, nègre je resterai ( Negro I Am, Negro I Shall Remain ), which is a response to those who considered Negritude something of the past to be superseded by the movement of creolization...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 14–27.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Barnor Hesse Nahum Chandler, in his remarkably evocative book X—The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought , works with the Derridean idea of the exorbitant to argue that W. E. B. Du Bois's thinking exceeds and transforms the terms of Western critical thought on modernity. Du Bois...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 50–70.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the Edwardian era: the Brotherhood movement. From his exposure to the movement's ideology and his participation in its organizational successes, Garvey obtained the template of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, which he created on his return to Jamaica from England in mid-1914. The first attempt...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 263–280.
Published: 01 March 2013
... leader Marcus Garvey, the essay shows the role that Garvey and his Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) gave photography to both document and confer consistency and legitimacy to the leader and his movement in the midst of organizational tumult. The organization broadly, and Garvey especially...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 142–151.
Published: 01 March 2020
... Arturo Schomburg archive Afro-Latinx Caribbean marronage How much has been left unsaid. —Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, “My Trip to Cuba in Quest for Negro Books” In February 1933, Opportunity published an article by Arthur A. Schomburg, “My Trip to Cuba in Quest for Negro Books.” 1...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2006
... in the former location of the Universal Negro Improvement Association’s (UNIA) Liberty Hall. It was in that Liberty Hall that the Mount Sinai Church of Banes, led by a woman descendant of immigrants from the British Caribbean, held its fi rst meetings in the 1940s. In Jobabo...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 85–92.
Published: 01 July 2022
... of this diaspora, we will inevitably wind up in the Netherlands. During the colonial period in Suriname, several terms referring to Afro-descendant people were used by Whites, indicating distinctions that were salient to them: the earliest being swarten en swartinnen (Blacks and female Blacks); negers (Negroes...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 26–38.
Published: 01 July 2009
... as it plays out over the course of the text in Fanon’s differentiations between Antilleans (or Martinicans) and black Americans. In chapter 5, “The Fact of Blackness,” rather than color consciousness Fanon highlights the American Negro’s lack of a color complex, that obsessive attention...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 80–111.
Published: 01 June 2008
... the that fact the it was the were negroes the after rains...