Martinique: Aimé Césaire and Franz Fanon

Le Blog de Moi (Fr) describes the debate over after which anticolonialism thinker to name Martinique's international airport: Aimé Césaire or Franz Fanon. Fanon, although born in Martinque, is not well-known there. The balance has tipped in favor of Césaire who, still living, publically refused to meet with French Interior Minister Nicholas Sarkozy in advance of his visit because of his support for “an active French presence overseas.”

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