The Wretched Of The Earth A Review — страница 2

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youths onto campus, in commemoration of Malcolm X’s birthday, the year after his assassination, was rejected. Seale and Newton’s unwillingness to acquiesce to more moderate views was in large part influenced by Fanon’s ideas of a true revolutionary consciousness. In retrospect Fanon’s efforts to expose the colonial society were successful in eliminating colonialism but not in eliminating the oppression taking place in the colonized world. Today the oppression of French colonialism in Algeria has been replaced by the violence of the civil war in Algeria, and the dictator of Algeria who has annulled popular elections, a the emergence of radical Islam which seeks to replace colonial repression with religious oppression. But this violence might be one of the lasting symptoms

of Frances colonial brutality which scared the lives of Algerians and Algerian society; perverting peoples sense of right and wrong freedom and discipline.