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Black Britain and the Politics of Race in the Twentieth Century
This essay examines a growing literature on postcolonial Black Britain that seeks to suture the ties between prewar and postwar histories of Black political activity in Britain. By examining how people of African descent ...
U.S. Negroes, Your Fight is Our Fight: Black Britons and the 1963 March on Washington
This essay examines the diasporic character the 1963 March on Washington movement for Jobs and Freedom in Britain. In the months leading up to the march Black British activists and intellectuals closely followed events ...
Writing History: Thinking Beyond the Past in the Present
(Duke University Press, 2020-04)
As a collaborative work that reflects on Stuart Hall’s early life in colonial Jamaica and his experience of the transitions that shaped the making of postcolonial Britain, Familiar Stranger offers a number of provocations ...
London Is The Place For Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race
(Oxford University Press, 2016-01-04)
London Is The Place for Me explores how Afro-Caribbean migrants navigated the politics of race and citizenship in Britain and reconfigured the boundaries of what it meant to be both Black and British at a critical juncture ...
Black Pasts, White Nationalist Racecraft and the Political Work of History
(University of Manchester Press, 2020-11-01)
History Beyond Borders: Teaching Black Britain and Reimagining Black Liberation
(Zed Books, 2019-02-01)
The Temporal Dimensions of Thinking Black
This commentary was delivered at the 2019 Historical Research/Wiley Lecture at Queen Mary University of London on 6 June 2019. It was followed by a conversation with Rob Waters.