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Reciprocal Bases of National Culture and the Fight for Freedom


Reproduced from Wretched of the Earth (1959) publ. Pelican. Speech to Congress of Black African Writers.

Speech by Frantz Fanon at the Congress of Black African Writers, 1959 Wretched of the Earth… 3,836 more words

Critical Race Theory and Textual Analysis

With this last week we finish the course reading list with Edward Said’s Orientalism. In keeping with Fanon and Mercer from last week, think of this as rounding out how race and history write a narrative for different people. 338 more words



I just realized what a fraud this world is. Not in the abstract scapegoating sense. But like, in the imposter sense. I grew up trusting that those before me knew what they were doing. 1,181 more words

Self-discovery Blues

The Negro and Psychopathology-Frantz Fanon

Frantz Fanon first deals with the relation between family and society. Family is the structure that shape society. Then he gives the example of the Europe. 404 more words


Film Review: Concerning Violence

In the late 60s and early 70s, anti-imperialist films from directors like Gillo Pontecorvo and broader movements like Third Cinema had a significant if small presence in the film world. 769 more words

Film Reviews

29/11/2016 Decolonization and Capitalism

For our second session, we hope to consider what is ‘foundational’ to postcolonial studies. To do so, we will look at Frantz Fanon’s ‘The Pitfall of National Consciousness’, which is a fruitful and canonical section of Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth. 125 more words

Postcolonial Theory

What is African Identity?

What is African Identity

What is African identity? Or, more specifically, what is “African-ness”? As an African, I have known “African-ness” to be Blackness and primitiveness. 2,951 more words