Quote by Henry Louis Gates

I knew that there were black people in Africa, of course, unfortunately because of movies such as 'Tarzan.'


I knew that there were black people in Africa, of course, un

Summary

This quote highlights the ignorance and limited exposure of the speaker regarding the diverse population and culture of Africa. They admit that their understanding of black people in Africa was influenced solely by inaccurate depictions in movies like 'Tarzan.' It emphasizes the detrimental impact of misinformation and stereotypes perpetuated by media, implying the need for broader education and more accurate representation to dispel such misconceptions.

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By Henry Louis Gates
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