This little annotated image is a humorous contrast to the call to help an Africa that is portrayed as corrupt, miserable, or pitiful.  Thanks to Amy H. for submitting it!

See also challenging stereotypes of African men, the “single story” of Africa, how not to write about Africa, and portraying poverty in Africa.  Found at themetapicture.

Lisa Wade, PhD is a professor at Occidental College. She is the author of American Hookup, a book about college sexual culture, and a textbook about gender. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.