Posts by Mawuna KOUTONIN:

White is not a skin color nor a race. White is a brand

Something strange is happening. My recent article in the Guardian has generated millions of conversations.  I, unwillingly, found myself in the middle of something unstoppable.  I’d like to address here for my friends one point of the article which seems critical: what does the article means by “White”? Many people are wearing an identity they […]

100 African cities destroyed by Europeans

When tourists visit sub-Saharan Africa, they often wonder “Why are there no historical buildings or monuments?” The reason is simple. Europeans destroyed most of them. We only have a few drawings and descriptions by travellers who visited the places before their destruction. In some places, ruins are still visible. Many cities were abandoned when Europeans brought exotic […]