This Weekend Facebook Feature highlights an Instagram account that seeks to counter misconceptions about people and countries in Africa by sharing beautiful imagery of everyday life on the continent.
“The way news functions is to focus on the extremes ― often it’s the very negative,” co-founder Peter DiCampo of Everday Africa told the Huffington Post. “In the United States, you and I know daily life is daily life, whether that’s watching Netflix or cooking dinner. But without seeing those things in other parts of the world, we don’t naturally assume that they exist. The war and poverty parts are certainly present, but there’s so much else.”
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