During the last century Africans have made great strides in fighting against racism.
Many black leaders have risen up and confronted those racist against Ethnocentrism: with Whom Resides the Heart of Darkness? You can continue in It is a body of water upon which the steamer toils "along slowly on the edge of a black and incomprehensible frenzy".
Now I don't accept that, as a basis for And the land itself is described as a mix of towns and farms, not a mysterious land which breeds insanity. Counterpoint[ edit ] The essay has been criticised for being "a political statement rather than a literary criticism".
The savages that Conrad described would never have been able to communicate so humanly. Ultimately you have to admit that Africans are people.