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By Toyin Falola,Niyi Afolabi

This e-book uncovers the truth that new African immigrants now symbolize an important strength within the configuration of yank polity and id particularly within the final 40 years. regardless of their minority prestige, African immigrants are making their marks in numerous parts of human activity and accomplishments—from educational, to enterprise, to even clinical innovations. The demographic shift is either welcome information in addition to an issue for crisis given the results of displacement and the paradoxes of exile within the new place. through its very connection to the ‘Old African Diaspora,’ the proposal of a ‘New African Diaspora’ marks a transparent indication of a old development reconnecting continental Africa with the recent global with no the stigma of slavery. but, the proposal of trans-Atlantic slavery is rarely erased whilst the African diaspora is pointed out no matter if within the previous or new global. inside of this paradoxical dispensation, the recent African diaspora has to be conceived because the aftermath of a world migration crisis.

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