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Through The Looking Glass: Looks Good, Feels Good, But Is it Good?

This is a think piece. I don't presume to be right; however as always, I'm offering up my perspective for consideration. I'll get right to it.

We need to critically look at international development and interventions made by foreigners in African and other nations with large black and brown populations. But for the purpose of this blog, I'm a keeping the focus on Africa.

One of the things I noticed when founding Soul and Story and looking for potential partners is that many collectives (organizations that work with locals to produce goods) were founded and run by non people of color from the West.