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America’s Legendary Ignorance about Africa Persists
The Conversation
  • Julius A. Amin, University of Dayton
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In an increasingly interconnected and technological global environment, ignorance of Africa is no longer acceptable. This, especially from major political leaders. Yet, examples of such ignorance are evident in the current American presidential campaign. Neither the Republican nominee Donald J. Trump nor the democratic nominee Hillary R. Clinton has articulated any concrete vision for an African policy.
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Julius A. Amin. "America’s Legendary Ignorance about Africa Persists" The Conversation (2016)
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