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Kelley points out: neither Africa nor Pan-Africanism are necessarily the source of black transnational political identities; sometimes they live through or are integrally tied to other kinds of international movements – Socialism, Communism, Feminism, Surrealism … Communist and socialist movements … have long been harbingers of black internationalism that explicitly reaches out to all oppressed colonial subjects as well as to white workers.28 Peniel Joseph underscores this when he argues for the centrality of Cuba to black American political cultures.29 He further

in Postcolonial contraventions
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, nuclear family and education. Within the latter, school cricket also played no small role in teaching young black boys how to be “civilised,” in education institutions across the Caribbean (Sandiford, 1998 ). It was not only the sport itself, but the style of play that conferred a respectable habitus. However, as is the wont of (post)colonial subjects, a simultaneous

in Sport in the Black Atlantic
Sol Plaatje and W.E.B.Du Bois

York: New York University Press, 2000); J. Lorand Matory, ‘Surpassing “Survival”: On the Urbanity of “Traditional Religion” in the Afro-Atlantic World’, The Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research, 30, 3–4 (2000), pp. 36–43; Philip Zachernuk, Colonial Subjects: An African Intelligentsia and Atlantic Ideas (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000).

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‘Ordinary’ people and immigration politics

ordinary. Similarly, the re-entry of immigration into public debate in the UK over the last twenty years has unsettled a seeming settlement about the place of ‘ethnic minorities’ in British society. The reminders of colonial processes, which led former British colonial subjects to the UK, are roused again by the arrival of new movements of populations from other parts of the globe. New kinds of resistance, identification and rejection form in

in Go home?

between imperialism and genocide, an approach that illuminates important elements of the Nazi project, especially in relation to the killing fields of Eastern Europe, 55 but not the role of antisemitism in the conception and execution of the Holocaust. Jews were not just one of many targets but the primary focus of a movement designed to bring about their total annihilation; Jews were not just colonial subjects exploited in Eastern Europe but were transported

in Antisemitism and the left