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Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of Rastafari have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae ... More


Black Power Forty Years On (2014)

Brian Meeks

in Critical Interventions in Caribbean Politics and Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461213
eISBN:
9781626740679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461213.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The Caribbean Black Power was basically a movement for radical change of the Caribbean social and economic system. This chapter shows how the Caribbean Black Power was rooted in indigenous movements ... More


The Abeng Newspaper and the Radical Politics of Postcolonial Blackness

Anthony Bogues

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Abeng newspaper in Jamaica as part of a radical political moment in the history of post-independence Jamaica. It sets the emergence of Abeng and the Jamaican Black Power ... More


Without Vision the People Perish: The Divine, Regal, and Noble Afrikan Nation

Monique A. Bedasse

in Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.003.0002
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter begins in Jamaica where Rastafarians formulated the philosophy that sent them in search of Africa. It demonstrates Rastafari’s internal complexity by examining all facets of the ... More


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