The UNIA in Bermuda and Resistance to Global White Supremacy

Quito Swan
Jul 15, 2019 - 7:47

Born in the British colony of Bermuda in the 1970s, I was raised on Reggae music. Still, something must be said about my social engagement of music like this on an early Sunday morning, beyond the curfews of my parents and the police-imposed restrictions on Reggae sound systems. Such engagement is intricately linked to the island’s colonial education system’s denial of discursive opportunities to learn about the history of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA).   These...

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