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Unformatted text preview: nd to respect” (see Dred Scott 1857, pp. 403–407). White rights are intimately intertwined with the
denial of black rights. Or, to put it another way, white personhood is inextricable from black subpersonhood. In The Racial Contract, Charles Mills contends: A2 Perm Reorientation
The theoretical aphasia, the lack of an unflinching paradigmatic analysis means the
permutation will fail – they’re flinchin when they perm. The criticism of
antiblackness is a world structuring criticism which means we are in control of the
framing of the world and the permutation would only attempt to co-opt radical
black politics. We were the first to find the power to pose the question – which is
the greatest power of them all
Wilderson 10 [Frank B. III, Ph.D., Associate Professor at UC Irvine, former ANC member, “on some guerilla
shit”, Red, White & Black: Cinema and the Structure of U.S. Antagonisms, pages ix-x, OG]
STRANGE AS it might seem, this book project began in South Africa. During the last years of apartheid I worked for
revolutionary change in both an underground and above-ground capacity, for the Charterist Movement
in general and the ANC in particular. During this period, I began to see how essential an unflinching
paradigmatic analysis is to a...
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