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Dr Nathaniel Adam Tobias C———
‘we’re still governed by the slave codes’ — James Baldwin
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Jul 25, 2021
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Wondrously flexible Jamaican term for systemic power and Western cultures seen as degenerate or oppressive, especially the POLICE.
‘In the Jamaicans, you have a people who are constitutionally disorderly—it’s simply in their make-up.’
‘For this greater spirit of rebellion among the Jamaican slaves compared with those of the other British slave societies several causes may be given.’