In The Diaspora

Pay De Devil: On Celebrating Jouvay

By M. NOURBESE PHILIP Born in Tobago, M. NOURBESE PHILIP is an unembedded poet, essayist, novelist, playwright and independent scholar who lives in the space-time of the City of Toronto where she practised law for seven years before becoming a poet and writer.

Stop the developers, give us community and green space: A view from Jamaica

By Honor Ford-Smith Associate Professor, Cultural and Artistic Practices for Environmental and Social Justice Associate Director, Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean York University, Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change What do you want for your cities, your villages, your communities, this region that is our home, the home of our children’s futures?

Chickens come home to roost: Anti-democracy and American politics

By Anthony Bogues Anthony Bogues is the Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, Professor of Africana Studies, and Director of the Center of the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University This is an edited version of an article that appeared in the South African based Mail and Guardian Thought Leader, January 13, 2021 January 6, 2021 was a historic day in American politics.

Kamala Harris, Guyana, and unrealized metaphor

  By Percy Hintzen   Percy Hintzen is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor of Global and Sociocultural Studies and Director of African and African Diaspora Studies at Florida International University.  

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