Epilogue

In November 1976, a delegation of African American artists and writers arrived at the José Martí International Airport in Havana on a flight from Mexico City. The trip, which was led by Robert Chrisman, editor of the journalBlack Scholar, the leading publication of the radicalized black intelligents...

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Published in: Forging Diaspora p. 195
Main Author: Frank Andre Guridy
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: The University of North Carolina Press 05-15-2010
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Summary: In November 1976, a delegation of African American artists and writers arrived at the José Martí International Airport in Havana on a flight from Mexico City. The trip, which was led by Robert Chrisman, editor of the journalBlack Scholar, the leading publication of the radicalized black intelligentsia in the United States, occurred only a few weeks after the frightening bombing of a Cubana Airlines flight by anti-Castro terrorists. Chrisman hailed the group as the “first black American delegation of cultural workers to visit Cuba” since the triumph of the Cuban Revolution in 1959. The group of “cultural workers” he
ISBN: 9780807871034
0807871036
DOI: 10.5149/9780807895979_guridy.9