Because this always bears reblogging. Illustrates how cartography—specifically the ways in which cartographers shrink and expand land masses in order to depict a “flat” earth— distorts our perception of the world.
i need people to know that the fact that Africa is often portrayed so extremely out of scale is not just because the map is a flat version of the round earth
Again. Call the majority population of POC minorities and pretend Africa is a small, static country. -_- The amount of diversity on that continent is staggering. Oh and all the countries north of the Sahara are also African nations.
Black Studies majors errwhere