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at least, for a true revolutionary, or for a truly revolutionary movement such as prison abolition. If a social movement is to be neither social
democratic nor Marxist, in terms of structure of political desire, then it should grasp the invitation to
assume the positionality of subjects of social death. If we are to be honest with ourselves, we must admit that the
"Negro" has been inviting whites, as well as civil society's junior partners, to the dance of social death for
hundreds of years, but few have wanted to learn the steps. They have been, and remain today - even in the most anti-racist
movements, like the prison abolition movement - invested elsewhere. This is not to say that all oppositional political desire today is
pro-white, but it is usually anti-Black, meaning it will not dance with death. Black Liberation feared because it causes complete disorder, desire to take down the
Wilderson, Professor UCI, 2003 (Frank B., ‚ÄúThe Prison Slave as Hegemony‚Ä...
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