“Made in Africa”

I’m all for supporting Africa. After all it is the motherland and one of the worlds most rich in mineral and natural resources. Not to mention a rich culture that has existed for hundreds of years with traditions passed down from generation to generation. So why does Africa as a whole continue to struggle to have wealth and proper health care and basic necessities in some parts of Africa. It is unfortunate that people from other places come to Africa to steal resources all in the name of “helping” Africa. Everyone knows that being black is lit and popping but what it really means is that society continues to oppress black and brown people all while stealing and making a profit off the very things we possess. It’s a cyclical tragedy because without the proper access to resources and basic necessities many Africans can’t even think about progressive things such as starting a business or generational wealth because the burden is so much already. The propaganda that the government continues to push has even affected some Africans to the point where they see nothing wrong with a totally foreign person coming into their native land and set up business. One I’m sure they aren’t being paid the true value of their work and two once again people are stealing from Africa. Some would argue well at least they’re trying to help. But how is setting up a business in a place that you have no idea or history with helping Africa. It’s the same with how America is the land of opportunity but yet 80% of the population are workers not business owners and the student loan debt well over a trillion dollars. Just a mouse on a wheel powering a huge machine that you have not even the slightest idea how powerful it really is or how you could have a machine of your own! If you weren’t killing yourself to power another mans machine. The system is fucked up and it is a change that starts with us. Support small business support local businesses. You and your friends come up with a plan, put money up and together and make real business moves. There is not a shortage of money in the world. Money is man made so don’t let the 1% of wealthy people in the world fool you into thinking different.

But back to the topic at hand, is “Made in Africa” the new “Made in Italy” and if so who will hold the wheel that steers this ship. If it is not an African person then who is really benefiting and profiting off of Africa??? Comment your thoughts below.

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