It is difficult to speak without repetition at this stage of the proceedings; after so many have spoken so eloquently about Angela; and from the heart.But I would like to say that of all the qualities that we have heard about; the quality that most earned for Angela the love and respect and esteem of her colleagues, her friends, was the quality of integrity…
A woman of etiquette and distinction Bhoe Tewarie
Announcement on the passing of Angela Cropper The Cropper Foundation
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Seven deadly sins of Caribbean culture Angela Cropper
Reggie Dumas shows how in speech after speech, the late Dr Eric Williams returned to the themes of economic and psychological independence and of regional action across the Caribbean space. Fifty years after constitutional independence, his ideals remain relevant. This lecture was delivered at Florida International
Gordon K. Lewis on Race, Class and Ideology in the Caribbean: A personal note and a cautionary tale, Norman Girvan1 Comment »
Click to read, A Personal Note and a Cautionary Tale
Meditation for a Forgotten Past: Translating and Remembering Haiti’s Intellectual Legacy, Myriam J. A. ChancyComments Off
There is a struggle to create a bridge of words that can explain the gulf between the heralded legacies of the Revolution, — which scholars return to time and again with a fine-tooth comb, often with little interest in the descendants of the Revolution, ideological or living — .and the continued perilous degrading state of the Haitian nation and the vast majority of its inhabitants…
The first point I want to make is that Walter Rodney was not a racial chauvinist. He did not support racially based politics. In the current racially polarised political climate of certain Caribbean countries, it is important to emphasise this in learning the lessons of Walter’s work…
Racial Capitalism and the Creole Discourses of Native-,Indo-, Afro-, and Euro-Caribbeans.
Under this broad heading, the Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA) will take as the organizing theme of its upcoming Annual Meeting to be held at UWI Trinidad July 19-21 2012, the impact of the global capitalist crisis on old and new thinking in the creole discourses of the region.
This year – 2012 – is the 75th anniversary of the 1937 ‘Peoples Rebellion’ that played such an important role in smashing the old racist colonial system, and ushering in trends that led to the Barbadian society of today…
On the second anniversary of the passing of Professor Rex Nettleford – An Appreciation, AdalBert TuckerComments Off
Unknown to us Rex Nettleford lay dying that sad Washington morning at the same time that cool African afternoon as Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent addressed the summit of The African Union on behalf of the Caribbean in Addis Ababa – surrounded and secured by the mountains fastness of Ethiopia..
George Lamming, recipient of the 2011 ALBA prize of for a lifetime’s work, has said that the award is not only a recognition of his personal work, but also that of generations of intellectuals who have promoted the unity of the Latin American and Caribbean family…
The Lloyd Best Institute has announced the ‘Common Sense Convois’ to be held in Trinidad and Tobago March 18-25 2012, ‘a civic intervention designed to influence the shape of the next 50 years of the Caribbean and to network the region in a common conversation about the Caribbean and its future’.
A new documentary on the life of internationally renowned fourth Prime Minister of Jamaica Michael Manley is to to be released online on January 10, 2012; with the official website being launched on Friday December 30, 2011 …
Also watch Five Michael Manley Videos of the 1970s
And read Michael Manley–A Personal Perspective Norman Girvan
Fanon’s The Damned is one of those rare books which stands out not only through the brilliance of its penetrating social and psychological insights, or through the sheer vigour and originality of its style, but derives its greatest importance from the fact of being the key work which embodies the zeitgeist of a revolutionary social movement. ..
Frantz Fanon and C.L.R James on Intellectualism and Enlightened Rationality Nelson Maldonado Torres
Frantz Fanon and the Lumpenproletariat Peter Worsley