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Cap not root cause of slavery, empirically proven that it would have been easier to use
Wilderson, Professor UCI, 2003 (Frank B., “The Prison Slave as Hegemony’s (Silent) Scandal”, Soc Justice
30 no2 2003, Accessed 8-4-12, MR)
Capital was kick-started by the rape of the African continent, a phenomenon that is central to neither
Gramsci nor Marx. According to Barrett (2002), something about the Black body in and of itself made it the
repository of the violence that was the slave trade. It would have been far easier and far more profitable
to take the white underclass from along the riverbanks of England and Western Europe than to travel all
the way to Africa for slaves. Because slavery is an ontological position, getting rid of capitalism cannot solve.
Wilderson, award-winning author of Incognegro: A Memoir of Exile and Apartheid. He is one of two
Americans to hold elected office in the African National Congress and is a former insurgent in the ANC’s armed
wing, 2010 (Frank B. III “Intro...
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