Finally, an enlightened voice, by a whiteboi no less.<quoted text>
Mi dzine Obibini in West and Central Africa are excellent and have a great aptitude to adapt to all kind of situations.
Why the hell would have a AA intellectual giant as W.E.B. du Bois settled in Ghana in the 1950's then ?
Dr James Aggrey was certainly not a midget too with more grades i can ever dream to get at a young age.
Nigerians are famous for their mathematicians and as a French, i cannot forget Léopold Sedar Senghor who launched the concept of "négritude" and was so skilled in my language he was elected a member of arch-selective Académie Française. We could also easily pick up examples from Ivory Coast, Benin, the 2 Congos, Rwanda and Burundi or Uganda.
Besides most of the Africans i meet here are graduates or post-graduates ; those who are not like the janitor that is from time to time cleaning the stairs in my building are also skilled persons in any case.
These prejudices about Africans are a sad legacy of the past : in the end of the XXIst century, people will read them and laugh ... this archaic perception will pass for truly "primitive" wati.