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By Toyin Falola,Niyi Afolabi

This ebook uncovers the truth that new African immigrants now symbolize an important strength within the configuration of yankee polity and identification particularly within the final 40 years. regardless of their minority prestige, African immigrants are making their marks in numerous components of human recreation and accomplishments—from educational, to company, to even medical innovations. The demographic shift is either welcome information in addition to a question for difficulty given the implications of displacement and the paradoxes of exile within the new position. via its very connection to the ‘Old African Diaspora,’ the concept of a ‘New African Diaspora’ marks a transparent indication of a old development reconnecting continental Africa with the recent international with out the stigma of slavery. but, the thought of trans-Atlantic slavery is rarely erased whilst the African diaspora is pointed out no matter if within the outdated or new global. inside this paradoxical dispensation, the hot African diaspora has to be conceived because the aftermath of a world migration crisis.

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