Blackness, Africans and African Americans

College of Arts and Sciences Author
09/12/2019 Added
126 Plays


When an African and an African American meet, solidarity is presumed, but often friction can be the result. By asking what happens when two peoples suffering from double consciousness meet, Mukoma Wa Ngug an Associate Professor of English at Cornell University will explore how historical forces including slavery, colonialism, pan-Africanism and globalization have colored how Africans and African Americans see each other politically and culturally.

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