Monday, 24 May 2021

Future Africa Quotes

"So they asked me 'who are Africans? and I answered in the words of Kwame Nkrumah 'they are all the people of African descent, every one with one drop of Africa, no matter how mixed, is African'

"Next time you have the urge to condemn Nigeria's Nollywood, pause, ask yourself, "what can I do to make Nollywood pass better messages that would suit the standard I desire? Unpause. Then criticize"

"People of African descent ('blacks') stand out, we don't blend in with other colors. Our hair stands out, our hue stands out. And that's a good thing. That's the exact reason I always say when push comes to shove, Africa is home and we have to fix Africa"

"There is one answer to negativity, racism, and stereotyping of Blacks. It is a strong, powerful, and unstoppable Africa."

"As an African elite, look within and ask, what can I do to change the present African narratives? What niche can I carve and do my uncompromising best to lift this continent? 
For my sake and for the sake of my children." - Jumoke Eniola Odepe