The Importance and Power of Unity With Black Lives From the African Diaspora | Nunu Kidane

February 18, 2015 5:18 PM

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The Importance and Power of Unity With Black Lives From the African Diaspora | Nunu Kidane

Names like David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor may be difficult to pronounce for the average American but their faces have become as familiar as any well-known Hollywood actor. Although Nigerian and Kenyan by birth, in the movies "Selma" and "Twelve Years a Slave," they project images of the quintessential American-American -- telling the history what it means to be Black in America.

The visibility of these actors is one indication of the fast-increasing population from Sub Saharan Africans in the US. For the most part, the new wave of Africans in the US remain invisible or 'blend in' with existing African American populations.

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