Moreover, perhaps an additional unit can be added to the matrix, that is, the fear or embarrassment of being associated/identified with an African person, Africa, or anything African, ergo an Afrophobia
, i.e., a perceived or actual fear/contempt or bias against Black people, or simply the 'fear of being an African' as Oro (2012) outlines in Afrophobia
: The Fear of Being an African.
I call it Afrophobia
. It is a disease eating away the soul of black South Africans.
In some African countries there have been instances of Afrophobia
. This is mistakenly called Xenophobia.
This is the conclusion of the European Network Against Racism's (ENAR) Report on Afrophobia
in Europe, released Monday to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
In the decade since the first wave of anti-immigrant violence in the townships--in the era, that is, when "Afrophobia
" has become normalised--it is disingenuous to pose in expressions of shock and disbelief.
From 9 to 29 January, a delegation of the UN Working Group of experts on people of African descent visited Washington D.C., Baltimore, Jackson, Mississippi, Chicago, and New York City, to address current concerns, and assess progress made in the fight against racial discrimination, 'Afrophobia
,' xenophobia, and protecting and promoting the human rights of African-Americans.
Africans are in government in South Africa, but Afrophobia
: The Yeoville example, "NA, May 2015).
Haitians had developed their own idea of the Vodou religion and articulated their own version of Afrophobia
is defined as the fear and denigration of Africa, and the dissociation of things African and peoples of African ancestry.