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Claudia Jones, A Life of Struggle and Exile

Lecture by Marika Sherwood, Honorary Research Fellow from University of London on the life of U.S. McCarthy era exile Claudia Jones

Thursday, March 10, 2011
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bunche Center Library & Media Center
135 Haines Hall
UCLA

Claudia Jones, a native of Trinidad, was a radical black feminist and communist. She was deported from the United States during the McCarthy-era witch hunts in the 1950s. In England she became a leading journalist and activist voice of the Black British community

 


Cost : Free and open to the public


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Sponsor(s): African Studies Center, Latin American Institute, Gender Studies, UCLA “Cultures in Transnational Perspective”, Mellon Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities, UCLA Cuba and Caribbean Interdisciplinary Working Group

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