Africa: Black Lives Matter but Slavery Isn’t Our Only Narrative

[The Conversation Africa] Our historical understanding of Blackness is most commonly shaped by the story of the Atlantic slave trade – the forced movement of Africans to the West, in particular to the Americas. But this is a linear narrative that is dominated by American voices. It's not just potentially exclusory; it doesn't adequately take into account the diversity of black people worldwide. The same is true of Blackness studies, which continue to be dominated by and serve the interests of Western scholarship. Aretha Phiri asksRead the Original Article