Africa Remains Colonized

From my latest article “Africa Remains Colonized”:

A year ago when I decided to begin research for my book Beyond Oppression: Colonization and the Language of Heroes, I was thinking about how to write a cohesive narrative speaking to the colonization of American Indians, and Africans.  It didn’t take long for me to realize that in addition to a critical analysis on how colonial history has almost entirely been told, at least in writing, by Europeans, I would have to spend time exploring and dissecting how the legacy colonization permeates and echoes into socioeconomic constructs present today, with a particular focus on modern day prisons mirroring old world slave plantations, and how the Indian reservation system keeps native people perpetually dispossessed.