The Dark Continent
Our first impressions of Africa are often formed by news stories, adventure movies, or magazine photos. But Africa the real Africa is a land of rich cultures and ancient civilizations unknown to many in the Western world.
Share Your Thoughts. What does Africa mean to you? What does it mean to be African-American? What does Africa mean to the world? Do any of the African wonders strike an emotional chord? We invite you to submit a brief essay, a letter, a poem whatever you feel can best express the place Africa has in your heart and in your life.
We asked a few familiar faces to share their views on Africa: