The influence of revolutionary Frantz Fanon endures with Africa’s intellectuals — Quartz


In this last public appearance, he read to the assembled troops, many of them illiterate, from his draft of what would become the most famous chapter in “ Wretched of the Earth ”, about the pitfalls of national consciousness.
http://qz.com/694858/the-influence-of-revolutionary-frantz-fanon-endures-with-africas-intellectuals/

He described how the national bourgeoisie, after independence, is only too happy to accept what crumbs the departing colonial powers throw to it. Without social reform, without political and economic transformation, he warned, national liberation would be an empty shell.

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