Germany: Confronting the colonial roots of racism
‘The Nazis didn’t fall out of the sky, there is a deeper racist, xenophobic mindset in German history.’
By Gouri Sharma, Al Jazeera, August 16, 2017
Berlin, Germany – Mnyaka Sururu Mboro walks through Wedding, a district in the northwest of Berlin, with an expression of disdain. “It makes my stomach turn every time I go down these streets,” he says.
He is in the African Quarter, so-called because the streets have been named in commemoration of Germany’s imperial leaders and conquests from the end of the 19th century. Read the rest of this entry