african family collapse


The collapse of family structures in my country

I lived in Europe for almost 15 years. I’ve seen first hand how the collapse of the African family has huge negative consequences on the African community there.

In suburbs inhabited by immigrants from Asia, turkey, Arabs countries and subsaharian Africa, and by poor Europeans, kids from Asian families consistently succeed better at school and later in life, while attending the same schools as the kids of other ethnicities.

A friend even said recently, he has never seen a homeless Asian in America or in Europe!

In the contrary, It’s rare to find a kid from an african family born in Europe who’d graduate at university, left alone turn out to be a successful professional.

What makes such a huge experience for kids living in the same environment, going to the same school, with the same teachers?

Family.

Asians value family and are still ready to sacrifice to building healthier families than any other ethnicity.

This evening I was talking to a community leader here, and we all agreed that marriages have disappeared from the community and single moms families are now the majority.

During the conversation, I asked him to consider family as a small country where there should be a leader, a constitution, a civil code, a police, a system of accountability, a healer, etc.… Read more