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Spirit Magazine Cover, April 1979

This is the cover of the April 1979 issue of the York College student-run Spirit Magazine. Featuring a quote from Afro-Carribbean philosopher and writer, Frantz Fanon, the page introduces the issue's theme of "The Wretched of the Earth," a title of one of Fanon's most popular works. Fanon was an apt choice for the magazine as his frequent focus on colonialism and liberation spoke especially to the college's diverse black student population. The magazine, which dubbed itself a "third world publication" typically focused on the unique concerns of its readership, often dealing with issues of race and social justice as well as simple neighborhood issues in Jamaica, Queens.

Source | York College Archives
Creator | Spirit Magazine
Date Created | April 1979
Rights | Obtain From Spirit Magazine
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | Spirit Magazine, “Spirit MagazineCover, April 1979,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed May 24, 2019,

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