Colonial Consequences: Race-on-Race Racism

The 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

It wasn’t until 2019 that I finally learned the facts about the genocide that happened in Rwanda.

Kigali Genocide Memorial flowers. "Never Again Genocide"

Photo credit: Kigali Genocide Memorial. Accessed October 29, 2021.


It was my first ever visit to Rwanda and its capital city of Kigali. I was there for work, and we had the opportunity to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial, where I learned that over 800,000 Tutsis were massacred by Hutus in just a few months.


Photo credit: Kigali Genocide Memorial. Accessed October 29, 2021.