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Che Guevera on Black People

Che Guevara: Race Realist?
Che Guevara's face can be seen on the shirt of many college Marxists, but even this archetype egalitarian wasn't foolish enough to believe Whites and Blacks are equal.

In his Motorcycle Diaries:
'The blacks, those magnificent examples of the African race who have maintained their racial purity thanks to their lack of an affinity with bathing, have seen their territory invaded by a new kind of slave: the Portuguese. And the two ancient races have now begun a hard life together, fraught with bickering and squabbles. Discrimination and poverty unite them in the daily fight for survival but their different ways of approaching life separate them completely: The black is indolent and a dreamer; spending his meager wage on frivolity or drink; the European has a tradition of work and saving, which has pursued him as far as this corner of America and drives him to advance himself, even independently of his own individual aspirations.' 
On the Simba Rebellion (Congo, Africa):
'Given the prevailing lack of discipline, it would have been impossible to use Congolese machine-gunners to defend the base from air attack: they did not know how to handle their weapons and did not want to learn.'
Following the Cuban Revolution:
'We're going to do for blacks exactly what blacks did for the revolution. By which I mean: nothing.'
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