Ithaca College’s African Students Association’s ‘Africa Is Not a Country’ social media photo campaign was launched this winter on CNN’s iReport platform. The purpose of this campaign is dispel misconceptions and stereotypes about Africa, while expressing their pride and educating the public.
“What we wanted to do was embrace the individual flags of the countries of Africa,” says Rita Bunatal, head of PR for the organization. “We wanted to show the beauty and the power of the flag. We also wanted to break one of the biggest misconceptions about the continent, which is that Africa is a country,” she adds.”
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