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‘we’re still governed by the slave codes’ — James Baldwin
Jul 25, 2021 22 tweets 29 min read
BABYLON

Wondrously flexible Jamaican term for systemic power and Western cultures seen as degenerate or oppressive, especially the POLICE.

#WarInnaBabylon @ICALondon ‘In the Jamaicans, you have a people who are constitutionally disorderly—it’s simply in their make-up.’ @metpoliceuk

‘For this greater spirit of rebellion among the Jamaican slaves compared with those of the other British slave societies several causes may be given.’ @opatters1