Recent events in Somalia have demonstrated the need for active global citizenship in tackling adversity collectively. The world's first manual designed to "prevent and counter violent extremism [of all kinds]" is here and it shares useful ways to counter violent extremism.
By definition, Afrophobia is the fear of and bias against peoples from Africa, or of African descent. It is an unfortunate form of ignorance experienced on the continent and by the diaspora. This is how we begin to dismantle it.
Why active citizenship? Because the world belongs to us.