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Unformatted text preview: ar echoes of Fanon here, particularly the Fanon who describes (sexual) racism as ‘anomalies of affect’, or the Fanon who writes, ‘I believe in the possibility of love; that is why [in this socio-diagnostic of racism] I endeavor to trace its imperfections, its perversions’ (Fanon, 1967, p. 42). The imperiled possibility of interracial love, its fragile balance and potential perfection, square off nobly against the degenerate forces of racism and sexual perversion, or, more precisely, racism as a form of sexual perversion. Says Fanon, ‘if one wants to understand the racial situation psychoanalytically… considerable importance must be given to sexual phenomena’ (p. 160). What is the link between the disturbance of identity engendered by the complexity of sexuality and the ascribed perversity of sexual racism, taken here as the desire to regulate sexuality in the service of a paranoid politics of identity? A2 Social Death vs. Social Life Black social life and agency is within social death Sexton 11 (Jared, PhD, Director, African Ame...
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