Frantz Fanon

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 28th, 2012
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Network for Pan-Afrikan Solidarity Today we gather to commemorate the 50th anniversaries of Jamaica’s and Trinidad and Tobago’s independence. In our commemorations of the work of countless revolutionary ancestors whose active resistance to the British colonial regime led to national indep...
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Jul 5th, 2012
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David Porter 5 July 2012 marks Algeria’s 50th anniversary of national independence from 132 years of the French colonial regime. At the heavy price of a bitter eight-year armed struggle, marked by 300,000-1,000,000 Algerian deaths, large-scale repression, torture and military removal of millions from...
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Jan 27th, 2012
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‘The Mozambique food riots of 2010 and the recent mass protests in Nigeria show that people are capable of forcing governments to back down from enforcing policies that have a negative impact on their lives. Frantz Fanon once wrote that the challenge facing civil society and progressive governments i...
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Jan 19th, 2012
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‘When a colonised state gains its independence, its troubles are not over. They are just beginning.’ For those of us who were fortunate enough to be born in the colonial times, to be eye witnesses to the struggle to remove colonialism, and having done that to go through the process of trying to rebui...
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Dec 11th, 2011
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Stef Terblanche, Black Business Quarterly As the year draws to a close we enter a period of celebration, peace and goodwill. Across Africa millions will be commemorating the birth of Christ this month. A short while later the New Year will be welcomed with much celebration. And across the Atlantic in...
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Dec 7th, 2011
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What better way to celebrate, commemorate and critically reflect on the fiftieth year of Fanon’s ‘The Wretched of the Earth’[1] than with a new North African syndrome: revolution – or at least a series of revolts and resistance across the region. Fanon begins The Wretched writing of decolonisat...
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Dec 7th, 2011
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by Richard Pithouse, South African Civil Society Information Service Some days ago we saw a sunset that turned the robe of heaven a bright violet. Today it is a very hard red that the eye encounters.    – Frantz Fanon, Towards the African Revolution Frantz Fanon, the Caribbean philosopher and r...