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Egypt, Guatemala, South Africa, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Harlem, you name it. Revolt! Malcolm X once described this extraordinary moment, this long decade from the end of the Second World War to the late 1950s, as a ‘tidal wave of color ’” (Robin D. G. Kelley, Introduction, 7-8).
Western Civilization and its Problems How is it that Nazism has managed to catch the hearts and minds of the people, while all those other fascist-led atrocities that constitute colonialism have been so easily ignored? Colonialism is fascism; it is Nazism before Nazism. “A civilization that proves incapable of solving the problems it creates is a decadent civilization. A civilization that chooses to close its eyes to its most crucial problems is a stricken civilization. A civilization that uses its principles for trickery and deceit is a dying civilization. The fact is that the so-called European civilization—"Western" civilization—as it has been shaped by two centuries of bourgeois rule, is incapable of solving the two major problems to which its existence has given rise : the problem of the proletariat and the colonial problem” (Césaire, 31). Racism cannot be subordinated to class struggle
“Colonial False Consciousness” “In dealing with this subject, the commonest curse is to be the dupe in good faith of a collective hypocrisy that cleverly misrepresents problems, the better to legitimize the hateful solutions provided for them. In other words, the essential thing here is to see clearly, to think clearly—that is, dangerously— and to answer clearly the innocent first question: what fundamentally, is colonization?”(Césaire, 32)
“Colonial False Consciousness”
“Colonial False Consciousness”
What is colonization? “To agree on what it is not: neither evangelization, nor a philanthropic enterprise, nor a desire to push back the frontiers of ignorance, disease, and tyranny, nor a project undertaken for the greater glory of God, nor an attempt to extend the rule of law. To admit once and for all, without

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