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Jamaican Black Power in the 1960s

Rupert Lewis

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/9780813049090.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Black Power activism developed in 1960s Jamaica, highlighting the contributions of Walter Rodney, the Abeng group, and lesser known grassroots activists. It shows how ... More


Candyman: Production and Reception

Jon Towlson

in Candyman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325543
eISBN:
9781800342347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325543.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a background of the production and reception of Candyman (1992). It begins by looking at the casting of Tony Todd for the Candyman role, as well as the casting of Virginia ... More


Conclusion: Black Power Forty Years On—An Introspection

Brian Meeks

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/9780813049090.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter offers personal reflections on the forty years since the upsurge of Black Power in the Caribbean. Four nodal points of the period are examined from the perspective of an analysis of ... More


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