Simplistic racist views of African conflicts

Victims of conflicts according to the size of corresponding populations

Victims of conflicts according to the size of corresponding populations – Graph Courtesy of Donna Westlund

“Why is the media coverage, for example, of conflicts in Nigeria and the Central African Republic important to countries in the West that do not appear to be involved in them? Anup Shah, author and owner of the Global Issues website, offers some answers to that question. Shah points out that simplistic views, at worst, are racist, whether intentional or not, and at best, offer no platform on how to move forward.” Donna Westlund

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https://therisingcontinent.wordpress.com/2010/10/08/the-new-york-times-racism-in-distracting-the-general-public-about-crimes-committed-in-dr-congo/?relatedposts_exclude=130

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