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    • The African Renaissance and the Caribbean

    • Caribbean Area-Civilization-African influences; Pan-Africanism; Caribbean Area-Politics and government-20th century
    • This study investigates the significance of the African Renaissance for Caribbean people. The African Renaissance, according to the author, signals a shift in our connection with Africa from anti-colonial and anti-apartheid to post-colonial and...
    • The Situation in the Caribbean Islands

    • Caribbean Area-Civilization-African influences; Caribbean Area-Politics and government; Caribbean Area-Economic conditions; Education-Caribbean Area; Black-power-Caribbean Area; South Africa-Relations-Caribbean Area
    • This paper examines Africa from the perspective of the Caribbean. It also gives a quick rundown of Caribbean education, economics, politics, and culture. The study continues with a look at South Africa's relations with the Caribbean.
    • Marcus Garvey and the Early Rastafarians: Continuity and Discontinuity

    • Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940-Influence;Rastafari movement; Black nationalism-History-20th century; Blacks-Politics and government-20th century.
    • This paper examines the political aspects of the origins of the Rastafarian movement at a time when the Garvey movement was in decline in the 1930s. Its main intentions are to .underscore ways in which Garveyism has affected the evolution of...
    • Pan-Africanism — Ethical Challenges

    • Pan-Africanism; Haiti-Politics and government; Grenada-Politics and government; South Africa-Politics and government; Jamaica-Social conditions; South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission-History; Truth commissions-Haiti; Truth...
    • This paper features individuals who have been champions of Pan-Africanism and black power empowerment. It looks briefly at the political crisis in Haiti, Grenada, and South Africa and crime and violence in Jamaica. It also examines the factors that...
    • Blackout

    • Racism
    • A chance encounter of a white American woman and a black Jamaican man one night on the street during a black out at the time of WW2 brings to fore the tension between the two races. The woman is left questioning many of her racial assumptions...
    • ABENG 1969, Vol. 1, No. 24 [July 12]

    • Jamaica-Politics and government-Periodicals; Jamaica-Social conditions; Black power-Jamaica; Blacks-Jamaica-History; Jamaica-Race relations; Jamaica-Relations-United States; Organization of American States; Vietnam-Politics and government;...
    • A weekly Jamaican newspaper published from February 1-September 27, 1969. It emerged at a radical political moment in post-independence Jamaica where the black power movement was on the rise.
    • Notes on Reparations and the Durban Conference

    • Slaves-Caribbean Area-History; Reparations for historical injustices; Black nationalism; Race discrimination
    • This paper highlights successful reparations for injustices to humanity and makes a case for compensation for the Atlantic slave trade. It also mentions the Durban Conference held August 31-September 7, 2001, which focused on the global fight...
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage; Man-woman relationship
    • Joie keeps her husband fully informed about their neighbour who has a husband in New York and is left in Jamaica to cope with two small children. Joie feels sorry for her, but Sam less so as he notices the regular visits to their neighbour of a man...
    • A good time

    • Alienation of affections
    • A white American sailor, lonely and homesick, comes ashore seeking solace in a night club in Jamaica. He tries his best to fit in with the crowd and have a good time, but his overtures are rejected and he is left wondering whether this was a result...
    • West Indian Sportsman 1969 Vol. 22 Nos. 2 & 3

    • Sports-Periodicals; Sports-Caribbean Area; Sports-Social aspects; Cricket for women-Jamaica; Golf-Tournaments-Jamaica; Tennis-Tournaments; British Commonwealth Games (9th: 1970 : Edingburgh. Scotland); Track and field athletes- Great Britain;...
    • Sports journal of the Caribbean. It provides news, analysis, commentaries and updates on many sports including cricket, football, tennis and more.
    • West Indian Sportsman 1967 Vol. 21 Nos. 6 & 7

    • Sports-Periodicals; Sports-Caribbean Area; Sports-Social aspects; Pan American Games (5th : 1967 ; Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada); Track and field athletes -Latin America; Track and field athletes-United States; World Dragon Boat Racing Championship;...
    • Sports journal of the Caribbean. It provides news, analysis, commentaries and updates on many sports including cricket, football, tennis and more.

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