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Recovering Black Identity and History, Feminizing and Regenerating Black Power

Lisa M. Corrigan

in Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809070
eISBN:
9781496809117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809070.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the poetry and prose of Assata: An Autobiography and contextualizes the memoir within the revolutionary aesthetics Black Power vernacular and the political realities of northern ... More


Assata Is Welcome Here: Black Radicalism, Political Asylum, and the Diplomacy of Exile and Freedom

Teishan A. Latner

in Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469635460
eISBN:
9781469635484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635460.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Five examines Cuba’s provision of formal political asylum to political dissidents from the United States. Focusing on black radical activists such as Robert F. Williams, Eldridge Cleaver, ... More


The Shakur Proposal

Paul J. Magnarella

in Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

Defense attorney Paul Magnarella describes American law enforcement’s attempt to bribe Pete O’Neal to arrange for the arrest of fugitive Assata Shakur, who enjoyed refuge from U.S. authorities in ... More


Tshembe’s Choice: Lorraine Hansberry’s Pan-Africanist Drama and Haitian Revolution Opera (for Wesley Brown)

Jeremy Matthew Glick

in Black Radical Tragic: "Performance, Aesthetics, and the Unfinished Haitian Revolution"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479844425
eISBN:
9781479814855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844425.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

I engage the pan-Africanist drama of Lorraine Hansberry to talk about questions of scale, leadership, internationalism, and gender in her work. I pay attention to her play Les Blancs as it relates to ... More


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