The continent writes back to popular Western ideas about development, innovation, race, and neoliberalism.
Coloniality is alive and well in major US publications and their narratives about the African continent.
Oh, well that was fast. KLM has removed "the dark continent" from their site: "Commonly used" by who???? We're glad @KLM have changed their description of Africa as "the dark continent". Apparently we misinterpreted it as racist BS. — Africa is a Country (@AfricasaCountry) October 18, 2013 @AfricasaCountry @KLM Glad it changed, but commonly used? … Continue reading KLM &You: UPDATE!
Thanks to Africa is a Country and Serginho Roosblad for this hat-tip. I feel like I'm in a time warp. @KLM suffers from #colonialmentality by calling #Africa 'The Dark Continent' - http://t.co/3XF2yiqvYM — Serginho Roosblad (@SRoosblad) October 18, 2013 What is this? KLM's latest marketing campaign for their flight destinations in the African continent. You … Continue reading KLM &You: Conquering the Dark Continent Since 2013