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Unformatted text preview: heir construction through an asignifying absence; their signifying presence is manifested by the fact that they are, if only by
default, deputized against those who do magnetize bullets. In short, white people are not simply "protected" by the police, they are
- in their very corporeality - the police. This ipso facto deputization of white people in the face of Black
people accounts for Fanon's materiality, and Martinot and Sexton's Manichean delirium in America. What remains to be addressed, however, is
the way in which the political contestation between civil society's junior partners (i.e., workers, white women, and immigrants), on the one hand, and white supremacist
institutionality, on the other hand, is produced by, and reproductive of, a supplemental antiBlackness. Put another way: How is the production and accumulation of
junior partner social capital dependent upon on an anti-Black rhetorical structure and a decomposed Black body? Plan Focus
Engaging the state fails to provoke...
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- Spring '14