The continent of invisible men
At the risk of being self-referential... Abiola responded to one of my Africans and D-Day essays. He says it all more succinctly than anything I could come up with.
Shameful, isn't it? There is never a shortage of individuals willing to pile on Africans for their failings, real and imaginary, but when it comes to receiving recognition for good deeds, Africa is an entire continent full of invisible men.