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First, despite its growing significance, Africa continues to be among the least understood places. Second, Africa provides and has provided so much for the global economy. Third, Africa is huge, complex, and very diverse. Fourth, there exists so much ignorance about Africa’s historic contributions to the development of the idea of the West. Fifth, the twenty-first century has added another dimension toward the understanding of Africa’s contributions to the contemporary world. Sixth, rapid changes are taking place globally, and we can no longer afford to remain ignorant about the rising tide taking place in Africa. Seventh, Africa’s population growth has many implications.
Higher Education | Race and Ethnicity | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies
Amin, Julius A., "Why Focus the Symposium on Africa in Our Century?" (2022). Proceedings: 2022 Global Voices on the University of Dayton Campus. 5.