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genocide

[jen′əsīd]
the systematic extermination of a national, ethnic, political, religious, or other population.
The systematic killing of a select group of individuals in a population that is sanctioned by a country’s leaders, thereby constituting a policy, which may have the local medical community’s implied support.

genocide

(jĕn′ō-sīd″) [Gr. genos, race, + L. caedere, to kill]
The willful and planned murder of a particular social or ethnic group.
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Are the possibilities for a Black masculinity that is resistant rather than in crisis, for the recognition of desires which are not guided by the normative oppression of the majority but are not genocidally bent either, precluded by the historical circumstances that mark desire in the context of Black bodies as "dangerous"?
Thus spectacularly revealed as backward, ineffectual, and genocidally cruel--some of his later supporters actually wore "I Like Eich" buttons in tribute to executed Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann--Wallace promptly ran for president in 1964.