2018 FIFA World Cup Russia: Why the Black Skin is not Africa’s Problem

The 2018 FIFA World Cup hosted by Russia has come to a close. If there is still anyone, a black African in particular, who still holds that the black skin is guilty of the state of today’s Africa, a little thinking won’t hurt. A brief analysis of the French team will help get the point. A total of 15 Africans were in the French Team and 13 of them, except for Rami and Fekir, are black...

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