Tag: Jamaica

“Stop the Shot”: Resistance through Science, Religion, and Law

Maximilian C. Forte , August 20th, 2021


On August 4, an interesting event took place: “Stop the Shot”. This was a video press conference organized by the Truth for Health Foundation in the US, which…


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Book Review: Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica by Luke de Noronha

Rose Deller , January 12th, 2021


In Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica, Luke de Noronha weaves together the personal histories of four men who have been deported from the UK to Jamaica. Showing…


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“Not Your Kind of Artist”: Di-Andre Caprice Davis and the Fluid Mosaic

Di-Andre Caprice Davis , February 13th, 2020


Introduction to the work of Di-Andre Caprice Davis Di-Andre took part in the Fluid Mosaic by creating a 3rd part of her ongoing art project: “Not Your Kind…


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CARICOM Confronts the Big House: Trump Attempts to Split the Caribbean over Venezuela

Maximilian C. Forte , March 25th, 2019


It’s a simple matter, even if one might lose oneself in the various details, names, places, and dates. The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), mostly made up…


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Review of The Pursuit of Happiness: Black Women, Diasporic Dreams, and the Politics of Emotional Transnationalism. Bianca C. Williams. Duke University Press, 2018.

Guest Contributor , June 11th, 2018


By Erica Lorraine Williams I recently spent two weeks in Lisbon, Portugal. It was the end of an incredibly busy semester, and I had recently finished reading Bianca…


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DragNet: January 16 – January 31, 2018

ngraulich , February 6th, 2018


Image from projects.bettergov.org DragNet is back, with a recap of a number articles that came up last month in our twitter feed. In World News, we have a…


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The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 19: Anne Galvin on Reflexivity and the White Anthropologist

smulla16 , February 15th, 2017


The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogical exercise addressin…


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Reclaiming Humanity for Black Lives in Jamaica

Bianca C. Williams , November 17th, 2015


[Savage Minds is pleased to present the third essay in the series “Making Black Lives Matter: Reflections on the Declaration and the Movement.” Born and raised in Kingston,…


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Rasanblaj Continua: A Conversation with Gina Athena Ulysse

Various Authors , November 14th, 2015


This past summer marked the release of Caribbean Rasanblaj, a special double issue of the Hemispheric Institute’s journal, e-misférica. Our social media team at Anthropology Now was proud to spread t…


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Jamaica: A Queer Place

Rich Blint * , July 1st, 2015


An aerial view of the city of Kingston, Jamaica. Photo courtesy of wikimedia commons. The dump in Riverton has started burning again. A stinking heap of tires, plastic,…


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"I Want to Disturb My Neighbour": Stuart Hall and the Role of the Public intellectual.

Human Economy Blog , March 19th, 2014


By Doreen Gordon There have been many tributes to the Jamaican born thinker, Stuart Hall. He was remarkable for his ability to move between the worlds of the…


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