All Regrets

The indigenous worn down
Physically, psychologically
Through sheer generational brutality individually and collectively
Through the centuries to forget
How we were before
The Savages of Europe decimated
Our cultures, traditions, land and ways
We all regret their arrival up until this day

Habib Abu Lateef Babatunde
© 2022

One thing is clear—the Berlin Conference established the legal claim by Europeans that all of Africa could be occupied by whomever could take it. It also established a process for Europeans to cooperate rather than fight with each other. This cooperation played a huge role in the division and conquest of Africa. › the...

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All Regrets