Tag: Black History Month

February 2020

Revolutionaries to Reactionaries: Marronage, Slave Revolt, and the Black Freedom Struggle

Just as the history of the Maroons in Jamaica demonstrate, the black freedom struggle can ill afford any more accommodation or compromise now any more than it did two centuries ago. Marronage is freedom, but only if we collectively understand its limits. Otherwise it is mired in class collaborationist politics which may profess a desire for black freedom, but in reality hamper it at every turn.