Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment: Autobiographical Reflections, Essays, and Poems

Carole Boyce Davies Claudia Jones


Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment: Autobiographical Reflections, Essays, and Poems

Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment: Autobiographical Reflections, Essays, and Poems

  • Title: Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment: Autobiographical Reflections, Essays, and Poems
  • Author: Carole Boyce Davies Claudia Jones
  • ISBN: 9780956240163
  • Page: 437
  • Format: Paperback



Claudia Jones is one of my personal heroines I spent my formative political years in Claudia Jones s London stamping ground of Notting Hill it was the classic centre of post war black activism in Britain Most West Indian immigrants in the 1950s came by boat to Southampton and the train from there took them into Paddington Hence the large black community in that partClaudia Jones is one of my personal heroines I spent my formative political years in Claudia Jones s London stamping ground of Notting Hill it was the classic centre of post war black activism in Britain Most West Indian immigrants in the 1950s came by boat to Southampton and the train from there took them into Paddington Hence the large black community in that part of West London So I know people who had worked with Claudia Jones and spoke of her with awe She founded two of Black Britain s most important institutions the first black newspaper, the West Indian Gazette, and she was also one of the founding organizers of the Notting Hill Carnival.Claudia Jones Beyond Containment transcends the silencing and erasure historically accorded women of achievement it makes accessible and brings to wider attention the words of an often overlooked twentieth century political and cultural activist, who tirelessly campaigned, wrote, spoke out, organized, edited and published autobiographical writings, poetry, essays on subjects close to her political heart human rights, peace, struggles related to gender, race and class this is a collection that unites the many facets of a woman whose identities as a radical thinker and as a black woman are not in conflict Book Jacket from WorldCat


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