Unformatted text preview: yone experientially until the late Middle Ages when it starts to mark the Black
ontologically, the so-called great emancipatory discourses of modernity—marxism, feminism, postcolonialism,
sexual liberation, and the ecology movement—political discourses predicated on grammars of suffering and whose
constituent elements are exploitation and alienation, might not have developed. Chattel slavery did not simply
reterritorialize the ontology of the African. It also created the Human out of culturally disparate entities from Europe to
the East. Impacts Social Death Body/Flesh
The black body has no ontological resistance. Structured by the machinations of civil
society those in the non-human positionality are relegated to the outside of the
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 “Chapter One: The Ruse of Analogy...
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