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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2023
...,” Massachusetts Review 28, no. 2 (1987): 278–79. I am grateful to Eric Tei-Kumadoe for alerting me to the controversy. 3 Ayi Kwei Armah, The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born (London: Heinemann, 1968), 157; hereafter cited in the text. 2 On Nkrumah, see June Milne, Kwame Nkrumah: A Biography...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of Caribbean and African activists and cemented comradely friendships with George Padmore and Kwame Nkrumah, among others. With his wife, Elizabeth, also a sociologist, Drake conducted research in the Gold Coast colony on the impact of mass media on West African youth and its implications for national...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
..., preface to Nkrumah and the Ghana Revolution (London: Allison and Busby, 1982), 25. Earlier versions had been published in 1962, 1964, 1969, and 1977. 10 My initial presentation of this essay at “The Jamaican 1970s” symposium in September 2017 attributed Dawes’s position as insider/outsider...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 February 2008
... reduced pan-Africanism to continental African nationalism, with a focus on the British African colonies, and presented it as an elite-led movement, best personified by his star pupil Kwame Nkrumah, whom he later served as an advisor when Nkrumah became prime minister (later president...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 84–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
... participate in and help shape the political form and institutions of decolonization somewhat removed from his contemporaries with whom he disagreed, such as Kwame Nkrumah and George Padmore. 10 He could be the “conscience of Pan-Africanism.” 11 Eleven years later, in the 1967 Ebony piece “Peter...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 116–131.
Published: 01 March 2021
... (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993), 279–313. 7 For the wider history of Rastafarian repatriation to Tanzania, see Bedasse, Jah Kingdom . 6 Jean Allman, “Phantoms of the Archive: Kwame Nkrumah, a Nazi Pilot Named Hana, and the Contingencies of Postcolonial History Writing...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2022
... a composite of C. L. R. James, Eric Williams, and Kofi Baako; Baako served in Kwame Nkrumah’s administration in postcolonial Ghana. 6 Lamming, Season of Adventure , 367. 7 Paule Marshall, The Chosen Place, the Timeless People (New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1969). 8 Martin...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 72–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to be Ghana. Nkrumah was around there in 1948 and is coming back. And I remember going to a meeting at which Nkrumah is in fact speaking to people in London. Every Sunday I used to go over to a place called WASU in Chelsea—it was the West African Student Union—to listen to the same discussions...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Bandung novel, an unsentimental political allegory of the Pan-African project inspired, as he himself acknowledged, by the example of Kwame Nkrumah and George Padmore. 12 Theirs was a relation that intrigued him—one a Western-educated African politician with a continental dream of African liberation...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., particularly as chief of the Bureau of African Aff airs in Kwame Nkrumah’s fi rst government. His vision of Ghanaian nationalism, however, was bound up with a larger political project, the liberation of people of African descent. Quixotic though it may seem through the eyes of those...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 177–193.
Published: 01 November 2023
... taken with Nkrumah’s emphasis on historical consciousness as one of the strong bastions of Ghana’s existence and was convinced that the same had to be true of the West Indies. That consciousness, in addition to what I just mentioned, would give our region strong links to Africa and India, in short...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 158–168.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Marable, African and Caribbean Politics: From Kwame Nkrumah to Maurice Bishop (London: Verso, 1987). 13. Brian Meeks, Caribbean Revolutions and Revolutionary eory: An Assessment of Cuba, Nicaragua and Grenada (London: Warwick University/Macmillan Caribbean, 1993). 116464...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 194–202.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to Kwame Nkrumah’s Volta dam project, with an implicit inauguration of a new moment of innovation in that circa 1970 conjuncture. Within two years, however, Walter Rodney was back home in Guyana, and the focus of his attention returned to the Caribbean. But we can see in his scholarly and political...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 39–70.
Published: 01 September 2003
... cult, in this situation, to imagine an intellectual who was not a man—which was precisely Pizer’s predicament And yet, and yet . . . more stunning still is that—through their connections with Kenyatta and Nkrumah, especially, but with countless others too—their dream of continental emancipation...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 179–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of African philosophers and scholars have worked very had to dispel the cloud and to reinvigorate this tradition. 1 isgroup 118383 includes Leopold Senghor, Kwame Nkrumah, Kwasi Wiredu, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Alexis...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 218–227.
Published: 01 November 2020
... referring to the long historical arc of the global 1968 and the latter referring to the key nodes of periodization in and against this arc, including occasions such as the 1968 congress. 5 W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk (New York: Dover, 1994), 3. 6 Kwame Nkrumah, Africa Must...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 95–116.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and the continent’s anticolonial movements, taking over that role from Ghana following the overthrow of Nkrumah in 1966. It was also an example of a socialist state in formation organized around the precepts of the Arusha Declaration. 69 These formations made HEUA possible. HEUA was simultaneously...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 97–246.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Nkrumah. I said, “Sir, we have two Osagefos in Jamaica.”10 And that saved us from a lot of things, because a monolithic national commitment could have led us astray. Bustamante, despite his autocratic tendencies (he declared himself president for life and all that sort of thing...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 206–217.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of the contradictions of racial oppression, Carmichael also felt it was crucial for the black writer to represent African heroes: “He must begin, the black writer must begin to redefine for the African whom our heroes are. We no longer need white cowboys. We need Kwame Nkrumahs, Sekou Toures, Du Bois, Marcus Garvey...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 228–238.
Published: 01 November 2020
... meetings of the Congress of Writers and Artists, held in France in 1956 and Rome in 1959; and the US civil rights movement that, in the case of Martin Luther King Jr., drew inspiration from Gandhi in India and Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana. Dedicated to both King and Malcolm X, the Congress of Black Writers...