By Toyin Falola,Niyi Afolabi

This ebook uncovers the truth that new African immigrants now symbolize an important strength within the configuration of yank polity and id specially within the final 40 years. regardless of their minority prestige, African immigrants are making their marks in quite a few components of human activity and accomplishments—from educational, to enterprise, to even clinical innovations. The demographic shift is either welcome information in addition to a question for crisis given the results of displacement and the paradoxes of exile within the new situation. by way of its very connection to the ‘Old African Diaspora,’ the idea of a ‘New African Diaspora’ marks a transparent indication of a ancient development reconnecting continental Africa with the recent international with no the stigma of slavery. but, the inspiration of trans-Atlantic slavery is rarely erased whilst the African diaspora is pointed out no matter if within the previous 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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