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date: 01 April 2020

A Fanonian Philosophy of Race 

Source:
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Communication and Critical Cultural Studies
Author(s):
Armond TownsArmond Towns

In 1952, the black Martiniquan psychiatrist Frantz Fanon released his book Black Skin, White Masks. It was a scathing critique of Western knowledge, one in which Fanon argued that blackness provided an unthought challenge to the universality of modern, Western science and philosophy. Fanon would continue to attract significant followers with this work, but especially with the release of his final book, ... ...

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