“We have to rediscover Africa. The first encounter with Africa by Europe was the wrong one. It was not an encounter. It was an appropriation. What they saw, and bequeathed to future ages, was in fact a misperception. They did not see Africa. This wrong seeing of Africa is part of the problems of today. Africa was seen through greed and what could be got from it. This justified all kinds of injustice.…...
 If we see it, it will be revealed. We only see what we are prepared to see. Only what we see anew is revealed to us.” 

– from “Healing the Africa Within” in A Time for New Dreams



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