The Invisible Racism

Postcolonialism in Cityscape and Mindset

Past fall, the Human Rights Council of the UN published a report, criticizing the structural racism people of African descent face in Germany. The first suggestions to combat this: critical engagement with its colonial past. The state should recall its role in the history of colonization, exploitation, and genocide of Africans, is stated in the report. Germany is internationally praised for how it remembers the Holocaust — why is it forgetting colonialism?