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Sisters Outside: Tracing the Caribbean/Black Radical Intellectual Tradition

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Davies,Carole Boyce (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
2009-03-01
ISBN:
0799-0537
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Women, Political participation, Communism, Intellectual life, Caribbean Americans, Jones, Claudia, 1915-1964, Saunders, Patricia, Gaines, Kevin, Left of Karl Marx: the Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (Book)
Notes:
The author responds to articles in the journal by Kevin Gaines and Patricia Saunders concerning her book Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones. Particular focus is given to the notion of outsiderness regarding the status of black women and Caribbean women within radical and intellectual traditions. Lessons from the life and political career of political activist Claudia Jones are explored.