The world writ large and civil society are

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Unformatted text preview: the two are incommensurable whenever one attempts to speak about the paradigm of policing, one is forced back into a discussion of particular events - highprofile homicides and their related courtroom battles, for instance (Martinot and Sexton, 2002: 6; emphasis added). The world writ large and civil society are preconditioned on the destruction of those in the black positionality 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 cannot establish itself, or be established, through hegemonic interventions. Blackness cannot...
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