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Watch the Most Epic TEDx Talk in the History of TED

Mallence Bart-Williams is our new nominee for president of the African Union. In a historically epic TEDx Talk, she has ended every confusion about the relationship between the African Continent and the Western World. "The aid

Mallence Bart-Williams is our new nominee for president of the African Union. In a historically epic TEDx Talk, she has ended every confusion about the relationship between the African Continent and the Western World.

“The aid is in fact not coming from the West to Africa, but from Africa to the West.”

She speaks of Sierra Leone as “the richest country in the world…in the richest continent in the world” and reveals how common it is for Sierra Leoneans to find huge diamonds in their backyards. She goes on to list the natural resources found in droves in Sierra Leone and explains how they are essential for the West to power airplanes, engines, cell phones, computers and so much else.

 

She asks an audience of non-Africans the question of the century: “Why is that 5000 units of our currency is worth one unit of your currency, when we are the ones with the actual gold reserves?”

 

Watch the full TEDx Talk, “Change Your Channel,” below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfnruW7yERA

Lolade Siyonbola
Lolade is an author, techie and serial entrepreneur. She is an MA candidate at Yale University where she is pursuing research on immigration, cultural identity and social health.
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