"it is apparent to me that the effective disalienation of the black man entails an immediate recognition of social and economic realities. If there is an inferiority complex, it is the outcome of a double process: primarily economic, secondarily, the internalisation -or better, the epidermalisation-of this inferiority. "
Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks(1952)
Frantz Fanon (1925-1961) was a Martinican psychiatrist and revolutionary who became involved in the Algerian national liberation struggle during the 1950s. He wrote a number of books (1), one of which became extremely influential: The Wretched of the Earth (1961). Black Skin, White Masks
by Frantz Fanon