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Unformatted text preview: interlocutor first explains how the Slave is of the world. The onus is not on one who posits the Master/Slave
dichotomy, but on the one who argues there is a distinction between Slaveness and Blackness. How, when, and
where did such a split occur? The woman at the gates of Columbia University awaits an answer. The world writ large and civil society are preconditioned on the destruction of the black
Wilderson, Professor UCI, 2003 (Frank B., “The Prison Slave as Hegemony’s (Silent) Scandal”, Soc Justice
30 no2 2003, Accessed 8-4-12, MR)
There is something organic to black positionality that makes it essential to the destruction of civil society .
There is nothing willful or speculative in this statement, for one could just as well state the claim the other way
around: There is something organic to civil society that makes it essential to the destruction of the Black
body. Blackness is a positionality of "absolute dereliction" (Fanon), abandonment, in the face of civil
society, and therefore...
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