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Author Swan, Quito
Title Black power in Bermuda [electronic resource] : the struggle for decolonization / Quito Swan
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript xxii, 240 p. : ill., maps
Series Contemporary Black history
Contemporary Black history
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: the truth is an offense : Black power in a British colony -- Negroes dressed ininsolence : boycotts, Black Muslims, and racial uprisings -- Another unknown soldier : Pauulu -- A Bermuda Triangle of imperialism -- Blueprint for freedom : Bermuda's Black Power Conference of 1969 -- Wake the town and tell the people : the Black Beret Cadre emerges -- The empire strikes back : thegovernment's war against theBerets -- We don't need no water : the Cadre burns the Union Jack -- Robin Hood was Black in my hood : "Erskine" Buck Burrows and the assassinations (1972-1977) -- Conclusion: Babylon give them a ride : Blacknessin contemporary Bermuda
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A transnational, pan-African youth movement, Black Power in Bermuda sought freedom for Blacksfrom the island's White oligarchy and independence from British colonialism. It was spearheaded by activists such asPauulu Kamarakafego and the Black Beret Cadre. The Cadre maintained relationships with revolutionary organizations across the African Diaspora, such as the Black Panthers. Emerging inthe late 1960s, the Movementwitnessed the assassinations of Bermuda's British Chief of Police and Governor (1972-1973). Swan carefully details the island's colonial government's attempts to destroy theMovement through military tactics, extensive propaganda, and the implementation of token social concessions
Palgrave
Link Original 9780230619067 0230619061 (DLC) 2009034119 (OCoLC)299703178
Subject Black power -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 20th century
Blacks -- Civil rights -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 20th century
Youth movements -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 20th century
Black Beret Cadre (Paget, Bermuda Islands) -- History
Political activists -- Bermuda Islands -- Biography
Bermuda Islands -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Decolonization -- Bermuda Islands -- History -- 20th century
Bermuda Islands -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements
Bermuda Islands -- Politics and government -- 20th century
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