Congrès des écrivainEs et artistes noirEs 2013 Congress of Black Writers and Artists

[le français suivra] Create Dangerously 2013 Congress of Black Writers and Artists 18-20 October 2013 McGill University, Montreal   The first international Congress of Black Writers and Artists was held in 1956 at Sorbonne University in Paris, bringing together Black intellectuals representing three different continents to examine, discuss and debate Black culture and identity in … [Read more…]

New book/Nouvelle parution: FEAR OF A BLACK NATION: Race, Sex & Security in Sixties Montreal

DAVID AUSTIN, 2013 In the 1960s, for at least a brief moment, Montreal became what seemed an unlikely centre of Black Power and the Caribbean left. In October 1968 the Congress of Black Writers at McGill University brought together well-known Black thinkers and activists from Canada, the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean—people like C.L.R. … [Read more…]