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Frantz Fanon

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[New Entry by John Drabinski on March 14, 2019.] Born on the island of Martinique under French colonial rule, Frantz Omar Fanon (1925 - 1961) was one of the most important writers in black Atlantic theory in an age of anti-colonial liberation struggle. His work drew on a wide array of poetry, psychology, philosophy, and political theory, and its influence across the global South has been wide, deep, and enduring. In his lifetime, he published two key original works: Black Skin, White Masks (Peau noire, masques blancs) in 1952 and The Wretched of the Earth...

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