Braithwaite, Chris (1885–1944)
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This entry explores the life and work of the Barbadian agitator and organiser Chris Braithwaite, better known under his adopted pseudonym ‘Chris Jones’, who was one of the leading black political radicals in 1930s Britain and, as a founding member and chair of the Colonial Seamen’s Association (CSA), perhaps the critical lynchpin of an anti-colonial maritime network in and around the imperial metropolis of inter-war London.
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