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Grenada Revisited: An Interim Report Summary and Analysis

Audre Lorde first visited Grenada, the homeland of her mother, in 1979, before the New Jewel Movement's bloodless coup that ended the U.S.-sanctioned, corrupt regime that had been in place and replaced it with the People's Revolutionary Government. She describes how, after her first visit, the People's Revolutionary Government made various improvements on the island.

At the time of the writing of Grenada Revisited, Lorde visits Grenada in fear that its simple beauty and way of life has been ravaged by the U.S. invasion of the island two months before her visit. She lists a series of lies that the U.S. government has told about the invasion which do not hold up under scrutiny. Lorde cites various ways in which the U.S. sought to keep Grenada dependent.

Lorde believes...

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