Twitter Campaign Shows A Rosier Side Of Africa

Twitter Campaign Shows A Rosier Side Of Africa

By Lauren Leatherby

The media often depicts it as a land of suffering souls. Now a group of young Africans are using the hashtag #The AfricaThe MediaNeverShowsYou to share “amazing people” and “amazing places.”

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Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/07/15/421867052/twitter-campaign-shows-a-rosier-side-of-africa?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world

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