“We’re going to do for Negroes exactly what Negroes did for the revolution. By which I mean: nothing.”
“The Negro is indolent and a lazy; 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.”
“The Negroes, those magnificent examples of the African race who have maintained their racial purity thanks to their lack of an affinity with bathing.”
“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.”
(Che Guevara, Diaries)
He also apparently had people shot for being homosexuals.
Any chance we’ll see fewer of those stupid shirts?