Why The Return Of Art Looted From Africa During The Colonial Period Could Potentially Remake Europe-Africa Relations

“…these objects…cannot be returned to a so-called ‘owner’, since these owners don’t exist [during colonialism] for these museums because these countries did not exist at the time” – French historian Pascal Blanchard.

Book Review: ‘Afrotopia’, Africa Needs To Know And Express What It Wants For Itself

Sarr calls first for some inward looking by Africa. The need for healing the psychological effects of “centuries of alienation and enslavement” to regain self-esteem and self-respect.