We Are All Africa
Leroy Bridgewater a young man from Trinidad feels that Black people throughout the Diaspora have too much to share culturally to hate each other. â€œWe should all operate from one common denominator and come together as one,â€? he says.
Africans live in huts. The typical criminal is a five-foot six-inch 150-pound Black male. All Africans are starving or every African country is in a war.
African-Americans are lazy and all want hand outs. Africans sold African Americans into slavery.
These are some of the stereotypes that sometimes stop African-Americans, Africans and Black people throughout the Diaspora from communicating effectively with one anotherâ€”sometimes even going to the extend of hating each other.
Mohammed Toure a store owner in the
Toure, who is from Guinea-Conakry,
Toure relates a story about how one of his friends traveled to six different African countries including
Now his friend has been living in
Umar El Hadi an African-American Muslim who resides in
Umar feels that both African-Americans and Africans have a lot to learn from each other and that African-Americans and Africans are as close to each other as neighbors when it comes to our lineage and who we are as a people. â€œIf we can all learn from one another as long as we
just follow what Allah tells us in the Quran no matter where we come from,â€? he says.Â Â Â Â Â Â
Monet, a young African-American woman who regularly shops on
Malick Gieye from
Leroy Bridgewater a young man from
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