Black Britain today publishes an excellent interview with Esther Sanford who states that “What colonialism and enslavement did was to take away the African psyche and replace it with a European mindset.” Click here to read this article.
This clearly continues to have a powerful impact on us as African people, our self-image, self-esteem and creativity.
Artists have a great deal to contribute to this discussion and one of the events of Slavery Remembrance Week will be a Freedom debate to be held tomorrow night at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London. Click here to read more.
I am collecting interviews with artists on the subject of enslavement and emancipation. Click here to read some of them.