Stop Blaming Colonialism?

There’s a new wave of people of African descent being given platforms to say stuff some White people want to say but won’t, for fear of being called racist. And here’s a perfect example. Senegal-born entrepreneur, Magatte Wade, reckons Africans should stop blaming their economic struggles on their colonial past. And she was happy to make her case to right-wing commentator Jordan Peterson who just nods in agreement. Excuse me? How can our colonial and neo-colonial history be completely ignored? We break down the stupidity of her argument and highlight a new worrying trend.

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