discussion questions

Do you see any parallels in the long-term impact of slavery, in addition to segregation and institutional racism (i.e., mass incarceration), on the African Americans in the U.S.?

Assess how the legacy of the slave trade, and intervening imperialist ventures by European nations, has led to the relative underdevelopment of Africa today. How did these twin legacies affect African society, culture, and politics?

In your opinion, has modernity led to more difficulties in the developed or developing world? Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia.