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"The anticolonial revolutionary and proletarian politics of the pamphlet "Murderous Humanitarianism" (1932) which was drafted mainly by René Crevel, signed by André Breton, Paul Éluard, Benjamin Péret, Yves Tanguy, and the Martiniquan Surrealists Pierre Yoyotte and Jules Monnerot perhaps makes it the original document of what is later called 'black Surrealism', although it is the contact between Aimé Césaire and Breton in 1941 in Martinique (Fort-de-France) that really lead to the communication of what is known as 'Black Surrealism'. But there was also the journal Tropiques, featuring the work of Aimé Césaire and others, was first published in 1941." --Sholem Stein

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Fort-de-France (Template:IPAc-en, Template:IPA-fr) is the capital of France's Caribbean overseas department of Martinique. It is also one of the major cities in the Caribbean. Exports include sugar, rum, tinned fruit, and cacao.



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