The west was built on racism. It’s time we faced that.
If you can see the pain then you should feel the pain and it should drives you to live better and treat people with more kindness.
Europe’s standing in the world would not have been possible if it weren’t for barbaric colonialism, violence and enslavement, says professor Kehinde Andrews. The myth of Europe as an enlightening force across the globe helps us to sleep at night, he argues but is ultimately based on racism. It’s time we faced that.