There Is No Part Of African Culture That Encourages Violence Against Women And Children – Seun Kuti
Seun Kuti, the youngest son of Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti has stated that African culture does not encourage violence against women and children while addressing the issue of domestic violence.
The singer stated this on Thursday when he called out people who cherry-pick the parts of African culture that suit their actions.
“What is the African equivalent of these proverbs. Please tell me below, because una crase dey do press up! You aren’t African except in location! You don’t practice anything African except the small language u speak! Your holy land is Jerusalem and Mecca! Your most valuable possessions are you European thoughts and things! But as soon as u want to break your equally European wife and child, you claim african? Come close I want to ask u something, Are you mad?”
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