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Sharlene Khan: Nervous Conditions

Link to Nervous Conditions I , © Sharlene Khan, 2014. Text posted here has been written as an exhibition catalogue essay. Funding is being sought for its publication  © Yvette Greslé 2014. 3,436 more words


An Impetus to African Nationalism

‘Each generation must discover its mission, fulfil it or betray it, in relative opacity.’ -Frantz Fanon

We are born in a generation that has failed to recognise its objective in an ever changing and dynamic society. 307 more words


What’s So Shocking about the Wretched of the Earth?

Richard Toye
History Department, University of Exeter

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Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was a psychiatrist, intellectual and revolutionary. Born in the French Caribbean colony of Martinique, Fanon spent significant periods of his life in France and, crucially, Algeria. 331 more words

Imperial & Global History

Emotional and Physical Catharsis as Necessary for Strategic Violence

A particular feature of Huey Newton’s young life that he dwells on a bit in the first book of Revolutionary Suicide struck me, connecting several issues that have interested me most in Fanon and Carmichael’s works. 598 more words

Frantz Fanon Black Skin White Mask |#OYRchallenge

Frantz Fanon:

“I am black; I am in total fusion with the world, in sympathetic affinity with the earth, losing my id in the heart of the cosmos — and the white man, however intelligent he may be, is incapable of understanding Louis Armstrong or songs from the Congo. 37 more words


Frantz Fanon, I dannati della terra (1961)

La zona abitata dai colonizzati non è complementare della zona abitata dai coloni. Queste due zone si contrappongono, ma non al servizio di un’unità superiore. Rette da una logica puramente aristotelica, obbediscono al principio di esclusione reciproca: non c’è conciliazione possibile, uno dei due termini è di troppo. 804 more words