The TRUE SIZE OF AFRICA (You’ve been lied to; but why?)

It was no surprise to learn that European mapmakers — as far back as the 16th century – DELIBERATELY reduced the size of the African continent, but I had no idea by how much until I compared the maps below.

africa

 

 

Here’s what most of us grew up seeing:

map a

 

Note also, that the division of “Europe” from the rest of Asia has no sound basis.  “Geographically, Europe is a tail to the Asiatic kite.”  (Boas, Franz, Why We Behave Like Human Beings, pp. 44–45)

Let us ponder the reasons and effects of these intentional distortions…

 

Racism Is White Supremacy

It was no surprise to learn that European mapmakers — as far back as the 16th century — DELIBERATELY reduced the size of the African continent, but I had no idea by how much until I compared the maps below.

Map A (updated in 2013?) shows Europe and Africa as roughly the same size while North America is larger than both. This is FALSE.

world-continent-mapMAP A:  THE WHITE SUPREMACIST VIEW OF AFRICA  (the version taught in school)

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The composite map below (Map B) is not 100% accurate — for example, all of China does not fit inside Africa —  but it is more accurate when comparing the size of the African continent to Europe and the United States.

True_Size_Of_AfricaMAP B: AFRICA  (and the countries/continents that could fit inside it!)

This is just ONE more piece of evidence that:

1) we live under a system of white supremacy/black inferiority —…

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