Tag Archives: Frantz Fanon

South Africans: don’t vote for messiahs!

From UPM: The formation of the Black Consciousness Movement in this country was a realization by Black people that we could no longer stand and be spectators of the game we are supposed to be playing. This election season continues to demonstrate the relevance of Biko’s teachings. Continue reading

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From South Africa: Hunger games real for unemployed

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: From South Africa Hunger games real for unemployed Capetown, South Africa—During the Christmas break we received the most shocking news from KwaZulu-Natal. The provincial traffic department advertised 90 positions for trainee … Continue reading

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Jayne Cortez, poet

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Jayne Cortez, poet The late Jayne Cortez was a major figure of the Black Arts Movement. She was a poet, musician and creative force unto herself. Born in Arizona, she was … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, July-August 2012, Part 1

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, July-August 2012, Part 1 REVOLUTION, COUNTER-REVOLUTION AND NEED FOR PHILOSOPHY In the Draft of Marxist-Humanist Perspectives for 2012-2013, published in the last issue, while the global analysis is good, it is … Continue reading

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Fanon and Marx

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Fanon and Marx When Terry Moon in her column in the last is­sue asks, “How deep does the dialectic need to become when the subject is woman, is Black woman?” she … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, January-February 2012 (part 2)

From the January-February issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views (part 2) FROM FUKUSHIMA TO NEW YORK Shut Down Indian Point Now! is calling a press conference immediately prior to a New York State Assembly hearing to determine energy alternatives … Continue reading

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Frantz Fanon and women’s liberation

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason Frantz Fanon and women’s liberation by Terry Moon Blogger L Boogie has written part one of “Fanon, Alienation and Sexual Harassment,” exploring Frantz Fanon’s 1952 Black Skin White Masks in … Continue reading

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