Why does Africa look smaller on maps

White supremacy on maps and how to protect black children

Mark Odecho
3 min readOct 23, 2023

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Mercator vs True size

The answer might shock you but in all honesty, Africa looks smaller on maps because of white people’s low self esteem, hate, prejudice and racism.

This is the main reason behind the unnecessary and continued use of a biased sketch called the Mercator projection, which diminishes…

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Mark Odecho

A writer with a passion for stories on people of African Descent.