Magazine article New African

Allez New African, Open Our Eyes!

Magazine article New African

Allez New African, Open Our Eyes!

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C. Gama (NA March) talks about how "the nations of European stock" are providing millions of dollars of aid to "sick and starving Africans", but doesn't he realise that it is out of guilt that they do so?

Their conscience cannot et them rest when they see "sick and starving Africans" because they know they are the cause. They reduced us to this "sick and starving continent"!

They are full of guilt because they know their wealth is from our minerals, our slave labour, our toil, our sweat, and our blood. Do not be fooled by this aid, which, by the way comes loaded with strings attached.

Now, I will probably be attacked by S. Hodgson thinkalikes (NA March) for the use of "our" instead of "their". This is typical of our former colonisers (and their predecessors). They feel safer when Africa is divided, and threatened when it's united.

Why does Ms Hodgson prefer Stella Orakwue to use "black women in the past were raped" and not "we were raped"? …

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