Respectability politics, built on colonialist attitudes about Black bodies and sexuality, plague Caribbean communities and serve to oppress women.
Three poems from Prerna Bakshi’s Burnt rotis, with love explore colonialism, identity, the personal, and the political. This taste of her work will leave you longing for more.
This book paints a deeply disturbing picture of the United States interventions in the Caribbean: propping up brutal dictators, overthrowing democratically elected governments, and undermining social reform in the name of anti-communism.
Attending Madness provides a fascinating view into a dead occupation.