Dr. Myers explains the significance of MAAFFA...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TES1DfSr2Bg&t=20sMaafa is a Kiswahili for term meaning "Great Disaster. It has come to be associated with the era of the European and Arab slave trade. The resulting effect on African people: over 100 million people lost their lives and their descendants have been systematically and continuously assaulted through institutionalized anti-Africanism.
Ubuntu is the opposite of Maafa and was the dominant paradigm in Africa leading up to it.
Examples of the Maafa include Jim Crow segregation, lynching, apartheid, colonialism, neo-colonialism, lynching, forced sterilizations, slavery, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome and Stockholm syndrome.