Franz FanonFranz Fanon
) was born in Martinique
. Trained as a doctor, he was sent to fight for the French
in their war against Algeria
, but his sympathies quickly turned to the Algerian resistance. His most influential book, The Wretched of the Earth
, was published in 1963
. In it, Fanon argued that colonialism
does political, psychological, and moral damage to the colonized as well.