Quotation by Frantz Fanon

Collective guilt is borne by what is conventionally called the scapegoat. Now the scapegoat for white society—which is based on myths of progress, civilization, liberalism, education, enlightenment, refinement—will be precisely the force that opposes the expansion and the triumph of these myths. This brutal opposing force is supplied by the Negro.
Frantz Fanon (1925–1961), Martiniquan psychiatrist, philosopher, political activist. Black Skins, White Masks, ch. 6 (1952, trans. 1967).
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