Black Power in Bermuda: The Struggle for Decolonization

Black Power in Bermuda: The Struggle for Decolonization

by Q. Swan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230619067
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/29/2010
Series: Contemporary Black History
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Quito Swan is currently Assistant Professor of History at Howard University, Washington, D.C. He teaches courses on the global African Diaspora. His primary research interests include transnational Black protest and anti-colonial movements, Garveyism, Black Power, and socio-cultural movements in the modern African Diaspora. This is his first book.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Truth is An Offense : Black Power in a British Colony Negroes Dressed in Insolence : Boycotts, Black Muslims and Racial Uprisings (1959-1968) Another Unknown Soldier : Pauulu Kamarakafego A Bermuda Triangle of Imperialism Blueprint for Freedom : The 1969 Black Power Conference Wake the Town and Tell the People : The Black Beret Cadre Emerges The Empire Strikes Back : The Government's War Against the Berets We Don't Need No Water : The Cadre Burns the Union Jack Robin Hood Was Black in My Hood : 'Buck' Burrows and the Assassinations (1972-1977) Conclusion: Babylon Gave Them a Ride : Blackness in Contemporary Bermuda

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