In films like "Blood Diamond," "Tears of the Sun" and "Casino Royale" African men are typically depicted as mindless, machine gun-toting thug soldiers and bad guys so the handsome white American lead (Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruce Willis, Daniel Craig, etc.) can look cool as he takes them all out single-handedly.
This has been the "sensitive" Hollywood way of including some black faces in movies for awhile now, but it turns out actual African men are onto it and are speaking out to counter the negative stereotypes in a new campaign from advocacy group Mama Hope.
The video shows some pretty hilarious clips of cartoonish African villains maniacally laughing as they rampage through villages on one killing spree after another, contrasted with a few actual native Africans who work in clinical medicine, human resources and other professions that don't involve grenade launchers.
It also shows these decent dudes playing soccer, which is probably another stereotype of the continent, but that's besides the point. Check out the video and donate to bring education to Mama Hope's partner communities.