n African Renaissance - Slavery and colonialism : the worst terrorism on Africa

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1744-2532
  • E-ISSN: 2516-5305


Humans need not justify terrorism of any kind, regardless of whether one is Muslim, Christian or Jew, because it is the axis of evil and devastation of mankind. However, the deliberate use of the term in recent decades was carefully selected, mainly, against a certain religion (Islam). The idea was then globally politicized by the Western world. Leaving that scholarly view in its own right, we disagree with the opinion raising terrorism as the devil's child of evil, when in reality Africans had been terrorized for centuries as slaves and human chattel. Hence the basis for the concept of this thesis: conceptualizing the episode of 'terrorism' and 'terrorist' from the broader perspective of its practice from the Middle Passage or the Atlantic Slave Trade. To portray that argument and broaden the scope of the debate over this critically sensitive subject, we divided the discussion into three sections: an examination of what constitutes and ; history of and from an Africa perspective; and the ideological constraints within the subject of as practiced by the US and its Western allies.

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