“Are there ways in which Black North Americans connected to places and things that were outside of the world we thought they were in?”
Tag: Atlantic World
Both violent surveillance and disease risk were integral to Atlantic slavery. That same war against Black people continues today.
If he had to write The Black Jacobins again, C. L. R. James “would only give Toussaint [Louverture] a walk-on part.”
I vividly remember the rush I felt after my first encounter with the story of the Haitian Revolution. It was a sudden and miraculous sense that everything was not as it seemed ...