the n word: on its way out?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 13 14:42:02 UTC 2007


Thank you, Chris. Frantz Fanon is the particular author whose name I
was trying to think of.

-Wilson

On 3/12/07, Chris F Waigl <chris at lascribe.net> wrote:
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> Wilson Gray wrote:
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> > Wasn''t "negritude" popularized back in the day by some
> > African-Frenchman author whose name escapes me at the moment?
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> Several -- C├ęsaire, Senghor   ... -- the concept is mostly attached to
> the literary movement in the online sources. Which surprises me a bit as
> I believe it has still/again/now  quite a bit of traction  with a more
> explicitly political slant.
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> Chris Waigl
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