Africa Beyond the Mirror

Africa Beyond the Mirror The media tends to portray Africa in a manner that grossly distorts reality The picture they paint is intended to make people of African descent feel ashamed of their past and their identity This is u

  • Title: Africa Beyond the Mirror
  • Author: Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache
  • ISBN: 9780956930750
  • Page: 385
  • Format: Paperback
  • The media tends to portray Africa in a manner that grossly distorts reality The picture they paint is intended to make people of African descent feel ashamed of their past and their identity This is unacceptable and must change It is therefore a moral imperative for all those who can make themselves heard, to speak out.These texts reflect the point of view of an AfricanThe media tends to portray Africa in a manner that grossly distorts reality The picture they paint is intended to make people of African descent feel ashamed of their past and their identity This is unacceptable and must change It is therefore a moral imperative for all those who can make themselves heard, to speak out.These texts reflect the point of view of an African intellectual who has selected them for this book since they were all born out of the desire to tell the truth as it is.Besides chapters that pay homage to Cheikh Anta Diop and Mongo Beti, the wide variety of topics in this book include the dilemma of the writer who is stuck between two languages, the shipwreck of the Joola in Senegal, the continuing waves of migration towards Europe and the cultural challenges of globalization.The genocide of the Tutsis in Rwanda, which too many people are still trying to deny, has been given special importance The implication of the French government is stressed, because its responsibility in this tragedy, via Fran ois Mitterrand, is neither well known nor accepted, despite all the irrefutable evidence.Projecting one s gaze beyond the mirror means trying to expose the lies that hide behind so many clich s that are common currency about Africa Above all, it means ringing the alarm bell as a warning against the sinister political intentions that feed a growing Afrophobia.

    • Africa Beyond the Mirror : Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache
      385 Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache
    • thumbnail Title: Africa Beyond the Mirror : Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache
      Posted by:Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache
      Published :2019-05-27T07:03:21+00:00

    About " Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache "

  • Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache

    Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Africa Beyond the Mirror book, this is one of the most wanted Boubacar Boris Diop Vera Wülfing-Leckie Caroline Beschea-Fache author readers around the world.

  • 977 Comments


  • Compendio de artículos, muchos sobre Ruanda y sobre la Franceafrique. Estilo claro, ataca el neocolonialismo, el afropesimismo de autoría africana, etc.-INTRO- En gral.buena como intro sobre la imagen plana y negativa de África."al firmar la victoria inesperada de la oralidad sobre la escritura , instaura una relación mucho más fuerte entre el escritor y su público" (pag10)"A veces se tiene la impresión,leyendo y escuchando a los racistas -muchos de ellos no saben ni que lo son- que el mu [...]


  • Post Your Comment Here

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *