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Culture and Politics in Kenya, Cuba and Jamaica
Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 6:00 am
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States
In The Yankee Comandante: The Untold Story of Courage, Passion, and One American’s Fight to Liberate Cuba, Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss skillfully reveal the inner workings of the Cuban Revolution while detailing the love story of a rebel nurse and an American street hero who left their mark on history. In Laura Lee Huttenbach’s The Boy is Gone: Conversations with a Mau Mau General portrays the struggle for Kenyan independence in the words of a freedom fighter whose life spanned the twentieth century’s most dramatic transformations. Michael Barnett brings together a selection of articles collectively surveying the current state of Rastafari as a worldwide phenomenon in Rastafari in the New Millennium: A Rastafari Reader.