On Binary thinking and sociopolitical influences

“Binary thinking, also known as dichotomous thinking, happens when even complex concepts, ideas, and problems are overly simplified into being one side or another. The gray area in the middle is ignored or goes unnoticed.”

‘Africans are way too tribalistic…’: On ‘Diaspora Wars’ and identity

The statement ‘Africans are too tribalistic’ is a western oversimplification of African views on identity. Besides, Africans could just as easily say ‘westerners only care about race’.