These 7 Social Media Feeds Decolonize Your Mind

According to the Oxford Dictionary, colonization is defined as “the action or process of settling among and establishing control over the indigenous people of an area.” If you didn’t study history from a postcolonial lens, you might never have considered the contemporary world in this way, and that’s not your fault. Most of us have been taught to believe that colonization died when European powers retreated from Latin America, Asia, and Africa, where some of the harshest labor and living conditions were documented about such processes. 

But, colonization is hella crafty. It comes in many forms and just when you think it is eradicated, it almost always evolves. For example, the U.S. is a settler colony, so are Australia, Canada, South Africa and many other places at the center of the world’s biggest conflicts. Some would argue that gentrification is a localized version of settler colonialism and that the way modern society interacts with the environment is similarly positioned. Alas,...

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