Hypocrisy In The Colonizers Equiano

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Indeed, Equino continues to question the prejudice in the colonizers logic of creating his people and them unequal. He sees no justification for their belittlement towards African people because “the minds of the Spaniards did not change with their complexion” (45). He clarifies that the Spaniards skin “complexion” changed when they entered the African people’s “climate” which cause them to appear more similar to the Africans. But, their “minds” were still filled with ignorance in not seeing that African people were only different from them because of their color. Equiano shows the colonizers being biases because they wanted power. He states their hypocrisy by saying they saw African people as merchandise and slaves because they did not know
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