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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 78–95.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Greg Beckett Set against the backdrop of soaring inflation, rolling blackouts, fuel riots, roadblocks, and antigovernment protests, this essay explores a new language of political crisis in Haiti that draws on the concept of unlivable life. In so doing, it seeks to directly connect political...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to Caribbean sexuality and nonbinary gender are addressed. King ends by introducing her current research project, which uses existing and imagined archives to examine Afro-Trinidadian women's protest and performance in the late nineteenth century. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Caribbean gender Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Deborah A. Thomas In Rex Nettleford's Mirror Mirror: Identity, Race, and Protest in Jamaica , Rastafari appears as an expression of black knowledge and politics and as a barometer of the immediate postindependence security concerns as they related to black Jamaicans. This essay is interested...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 152–166.
Published: 01 November 2017
...David Scott This essay offers a discussion of Rex Nettleford's classic Mirror Mirror: Identity, Race, and Protest in Jamaica. It aims to situate the book in the wake of the Jamaican 1960s, both as a way of coming to terms with the first decade of political sovereignty and at the same time as a way...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 30–54.
Published: 01 March 2022
... and genres of Black protest. In so doing, it refocuses vindicationism on these rhetorical evidentiary practices, rather than on the mythos of romance and romantic overcoming that has categorized vindicationist narratives of the Haitian Revolution. 54 “Proclamation du 23 Frimaire sur les événemens arrivés...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 154–162.
Published: 01 July 2022
... questions what it means to have a productive form of defiance and protest. Overall, the author uses the story of her aunt eating the telegram to demonstrate how Ellis Neyra’s multipoetic sensorial listening could excavate alternative archives and ways of knowing left out of Western modernity. priverar...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 98–111.
Published: 01 November 2022
... became/was becoming an other woman. Not a single acera (sidewalk) or calle (street), nor any protest in the archipelago taking the form of a walk against power, has ever been the same after Luisa and her faldapantalón (skirt-pant). Attempting to reflect this premise, this essay traverses, on dreamy foot...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 35–52.
Published: 01 July 2020
... their abusers, to break the silence surrounding sexual abuse, and to advocate for survivors. Situating the Tambourine Army within traditions of women’s protest and contemporary forms of cyberactivism in the Caribbean, this essay examines the ways the group enacted a sonic disruption to the public and cyber...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 Demonstrators at the Black People’s Day of Action, 2 March 1981, London, called to protest police inaction and government indifference to the New Cross Massacre. Among the signs and posters held by demonstrators were placards that declared “Blood Aga Run if Justice Na Come.” © Trinity More
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 87–99.
Published: 01 March 2023
... a consultancy in his parents’ yard, attracting thousands of workers. This among numerous other acts was deemed a threat to the state. Accused of attempting to instigate a revolution, De Kom was arrested on 1 February 1933, which sparked unrest among his supporters. During a protest for his freedom, several...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 169–170.
Published: 01 July 2021
... (hardcover) © Small Axe, Inc. 2021 16 Ibid., xxiii. 17 Ibid., xxiv. 18 Greg Beckett, There Is No More Haiti: Between Life and Death in Port-au-Prince (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019), book jacket, 17. 19 Jon Lee Anderson, “As Protests Again Sweep Haiti, How...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 147–162.
Published: 01 July 2020
... and the protests that led to the governor’s resignation in the summer of 2019, particularly those protagonized by queer subjects. The 2019 summer protests (at times described as “the Puerto Rican Summer,” in a nod to the Arab Spring) were catalyzed by the release of an 889-page group chat between then governor...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 February 2008
... arrived on, without being allowed to touch Jamaican soil. The following day, university students marched in protest. More omi- nously, youths from the slums of Kingston joined the march. It was a strange and unusual encounter, this unscheduled meeting of town and gown. After...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (3 (69)): 68–73.
Published: 01 November 2022
... sociability, including cultural gatherings, poetry readings, the working-class press, and protest chants and the distribution of pamphlets outside cigar workshops and sugarcane factories. These practices point both to the extensive influence of print culture among workers and to the radical eloquence...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 78–86.
Published: 01 March 2023
... of Mandela was placed there. The placement of the monument at Anton de Komplein sparked protests, primarily because De Kom was presented naked, rather than in the well-dressed manner in which he was photographed on several occasions. People also objected to the sexualized way he was portrayed. I participated...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
... with the New Dance Group and her dances of social protest. This is also my interest here; however, I hope to show her dance life during this period in a more fully dimensional way. Most often scholars write of Primus's interest in Africa as following her involvement in leftist politics in the 1940s and her...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in the country's political history whose effects persist to this day. Most notably, the era showed how the island's inequitable involvement in the institutions of the international capitalist system provoked opposition and protest against dependency on that system. Protests to secure the country's autonomy...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 112–122.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Brereton, the Afro-Caribbean middle classes often viewed the jewelry as “uncivilized.” 13 Brereton's observation references the anti-immigration sentiments that surfaced in Trinidadian newspapers during indentureship, when a rising postemancipation middle class protested the arrival of indentured...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 115–122.
Published: 01 November 2018
... cabinet and emboldened racist platforms. This bicycle was originally made in 1968, a year of racial violence and widespread civil unrest and protest in the United States. During the same year, a California-based bicycle company (Bill Mathews Co.) produced the “hangman sissybar” as an accessory...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 233–240.
Published: 01 March 2017
... September 2015 visit to the Caribbean was marked by at least three sets of protests that, in representing different ways of conceptualizing freedom and sovereignty, might well be understood as being connected to each other: there were protests against same-sex marriage, protests in favor of reparations...