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Racism... is the highest expression of the colonial system and one of the most significant features of the colonialist.
There is a strange kind of tragic enigma associated with the problem of racism. No one, or almost no one, wishes to see themselves as racist; still racism persists, real and tenacious.
Racism rests upon and functions as a kind of seesaw: the persecutor rises by debasing and inferiorizing his victim.
Racism does not limit itself to biology or economics or psychology or metaphysics; it attacks along many fronts and in many forms, deploying whatever is at hand, and even what is not, inventing when the need arises.
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Holding hands at midnight 'Neath a starry sky… Nice work if you can get it, And you can get it if you try.
December 15, 1920
May 22, 2020
Albert Memmi was a French writer and essayist of Tunisian-Jewish origin.
The Colonizer and the Colonized (1957)
The pillar of salt (1955)
Decolonization and the Decolonized (2006)
La Statue De Sel (1953)
Portrait of a Jew (1962)
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