02 April 2011


This fits in nicely with the historical objectification of an entire continent by the West. Exactly like those red, green, and black striped earrings in the shape of Africa that symbolize some romanticized idea that people wear. No different. The ads don't say "I AM SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN" and they certainly didn't say "I AM POOR" - which is the real problem, a product of globalized markets and globalized neo-colonial slavery.

White Celebs Announce That They're African

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