Day Four: February 6, on Black History Month

Day Four: February 6, on Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, I am recommending the following five texts on Caribbean History:

  1. “The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution” by C. L. R. James
  2. “The Caribbean: The Genesis of a Fragmented Nationalism” by Franklin W. Knight
  3. “From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969” by Eric Williams
  4. “Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century America” by Winston James
  5. “Caribbean Freedom: Economy and Society to the Present” by Hilary Beckles and Verene Shepherd

*** Every day is Black History Month.

Every day we celebrate human beings created in the image of God.

Every day we celebrate the gift of life and the gift of black life because black people and all people MATTER to God.

#CelebratingBlackHistoryMonth

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s