|Author||Dwayne Wong (Omowale)|
|Publication Date||March 21, 2015|
Slavery and colonization was justified by the idea that Africa was a land of savagery and violence. A land of people who needed to be civilized. "Africa: Land of Savagery & Violence" presents a counter to this generalized view by showing some of the more exemplary aspects of pre-colonial African society and demonstrating how European invasion altered African society.
This essay along with others is included in “Muhammad Ali, the Confederate Flag, and Other Essays.”