An original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the United States.
The first detailed consideration of McKay's formative years, the themes and politics of his early poetry, and his pioneering use of Jamaican creole.
“Will stand amongst the classics in Chicano Studies.”—Teresa Cordova, University of New Mexico
“Powerful, painstakingly researched, gracefully written.”—Robin D.G. Kelley
A lively and informed reflection on the experience of black people in Britain.
Social divisions are systematic social inequalities which are frequently regarded as unjust, and are fateful in the lives of individuals.