What It Means To Be African

So often, Africanness is defined by the arbitrary nature of skin tone, which diminishes the concept into a colonial tool of divisiveness.

Why is it that conversations around identity politics are so tied to colour when it comes to Africa?

We are not and will never be one uniform thing. That is not where the power of Africa lies.

  • Do I feel, deep within me, a strong bond to Africa?
  • Do I feel like the heartbeat of the land beats within my soul?
  • Do I feel passion boil up within me to move this continent forward step by step in my own unique way?

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