Once again, the colonized subject fights in order to put an end to domination. But he must also ensure that all the untruths planted within him by the oppressor are eliminated…Total liberation involves every facet of the personality.

Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth

Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth (via eljotitomasbonito)

On this day, 50 years ago, Frantz Fanon passed away. A psychiatrist, Pan-Africanist, writer, and revolutionary, he was born in Martinique in 1925. In 1952 he published Black Skin, White Masks, which exposed the negative effects of colonization on the mental state of subjugated peoples.

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