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 ContentsIntroduction: 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