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Do you recall these famous words that your parents or even you yourself use when it comes to measuring success? As punctual as a mzungu? A white person is very disciplined. People who are light-skinned look almost like white people? What about beauty standards? Even having high regards to people who speak English with American or British accent because they are more intelligent.
We were brought up to hate our skin color and even in our education system, we are never taught that Africans and Black people have ever achieved or invented anything. We are taught about the white role models and their achievement and expected to glorify them.
We need to review why we still continue to do this and to unlearn these self-hatred which is one of the major obstacles in growing our Black owned businesses.--- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/intersectionaltalks/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/intersectionaltalks/support