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Jamaica: Red

Categories: Caribbean, Jamaica, Arts & Culture, Ethnicity & Race, History, Ideas, Language, Literature, Migration & Immigration

“The term ‘red'…has had a long and dishonorable reputation in the Americas”: Jamaican litblogger Geoffrey Philp [1] seeks to change this through a poem in which “the speaker…turns away from the extremes of racial conflict and embraces his ‘red'ness.”