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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 69–82.
Published: 01 July 2021
...Lomarsh Roopnarine Two white ethnic minorities, Jews and Frenchies, are rather unusual in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The Jews arrived during the period of slavery and participated in the economic colonialism of islands, retaining a prominent position in the Virgin Islands. The Frenchies in St...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 186–197.
Published: 01 July 2012
... and I had a series of e-mail exchanges that centered on the difficulties of naming white things. What, Petrine wanted to know, might be an appropriate name for the white equivalent of black memorabilia, black Americana, African Americana, and so on? Such material, utilizing the image of the black...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in Europe, is interpellated into the position of white other, or “whitey,” as she is called on the streets. It argues that McGilchrist's art constitutes a poetics or a “how” of stepping into and negotiating white identity as a place of recognition. The essay explores McGilchrist's visual engagement...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 141–150.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sandra Stephens The artist reflects on her place within the black/white color spectrum in Jamaica and the United States and looks at how she addresses both whiteness and blackness within her work. Using her piece Face of the Enemy , on the Japanese Internment, from her solo show Rationalize...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 93–110.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Kim Robinson-Walcott Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Claiming an Identity We Thought They Despised: Contemporary White West Indian Writers and Their Negotiation of Race Kim Robinson-Walcott It is not a question of relinquishing privilege. It is a question of grasping more...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Patrick Bryan Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Aiding Imperialism: White Baptists in Nineteenth-Century Jamaica Patrick Bryan atherine Hall’s study is concerned with the imperial mind, with the crucible in which the imperial mind was created (in this case Birmingham), and how...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 39–56.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Patricia de Santana Pinho This article analyzes anecdotes, jokes, standards of beauty, color categories, and media representations of “mixed-race” individuals to assess the junctions and disjunctions of whiteness and blackness in Brazil. While the multiple and contradictory meanings of “racial...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Evelyn O'Callaghan With reference to a little known nineteenth century novel by an Antiguan creole woman, With Silent Tread (c1890), this paper examines the different ways in which female creole whiteness is constructed in the West Indies and in England. Paradoxically, “transcultural whiteness...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 6. Rachelle Mozman, Polvo blanco ( White Powder ), from the series La negra y su pequeña , 2013. C-print, 19 × 22 in. Courtesy of the artist Figure 6. Rachelle Mozman, Polvo blanco (White Powder), from the series La negra y su pequeña, 2013. C-print, 19 × 22 in. Courtesy of the artist More
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 72–89.
Published: 01 July 2009
... this paper serves to critique a liberal progressive-activist tendency in the US that remains preoccupied with the very racial oppositions that such a tendency also ironically condemns. The contemporary juridical ethos finds its political analogue not in a post-white “cosmopolitan legal order,” as many would...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 107–117.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kim Robinson-Walcott Whiteness has certain fixed meanings in Jamaica. Being white in a country where 95% of the population is black, but where whites still represent the upper echelons of society, produces a peculiar dilemma of privilege counterpoised by marginalization. Compounded by awareness...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Dixa Ramírez D’Oleo This response essay argues that the hyperfocus on what defines appropriate behavior among Afro-descended populations issues from structural white supremacy. One of the messages in the author’s Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 1 Participants in the Survivor Empowerment March, wearing the designated purple and white colors and carrying signs showing open mouth. 11 March 2017, Kingston, Jamaica. Photograph courtesy of Taitu Heron, Tambourine Army. Figure 1. Participants in the Survivor Empowerment March, wearing More
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Published: 01 November 2021
Figure 5 An aging Elpidio, without any of his mambí paraphernalia: campesino hat, white linen uniform, machete, or Palmiche. Still from Elpidio Valdés contra el águila y el león (1996) Figure 5. An aging Elpidio, without any of his mambí paraphernalia: campesino hat, white linen uniform More
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., imperialism, and (neo)colonialism in the epoch of US-led finance capitalism. Then it builds on Hudson’s concept of “racial capitalism,” which the author defines and explicates as a war-driven racially hierarchical global system constituting white supremacist accumulation, dependent extraction, imperial...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 81–96.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of homosexuality as the preserve of wealthy white foreign men but also from the Wolfenden Committee proceedings that led to the decriminalization of homosexuality in England and from the “Lavender Scare” that purged homosexuals from federal government employment in the United States. Despite its failing to reform...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 15–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the abolitionist narrative that liberal, individualist freedoms should be spread from England to the West Indies. Wedderburn instead instructs his white, lower-class readers in London about already existing African Jamaican practices of insurrectionary land and food reclamation. First, he champions the provision...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Heather V. Vermeulen Surveyor, penkeeper, overseer, slaveowner, and landholder Thomas Thistlewood (1721–86) was a white English immigrant to British colonial Jamaica who lived there from 1750 until his death. Canonical readings of Thistlewood’s archive quarantine his intellectual pursuits from his...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Rachel Afi Quinn Openly gay, white, wealthy business leader James “Wally” Brewster was appointed in 2013 by the Barack Obama administration to serve as a US ambassador to the Dominican Republic in order to advocate for the rights of LGBT Dominicans. Brewster’s presence remained controversial...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... a discreet “buffer race” between the white minority and the black majority in the Caribbean after abolition. The experiment, which depended on the capacity for the Chinese to develop bourgeois domesticity in the Caribbean after abolition, failed because of sexual intimacies between people of African descent...
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