African and American : West Africans in post-civil rights America

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Full title: African and American : West Africans in post-civil rights America / Marilyn Halter and Violet Showers Johnson.
Main author: Halter, Marilyn.
Other authors: Johnson, Violet Showers.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Preface: griots from different shores
  • Introduction: the newest African Americans?
  • West Africa and West Africans: imagined communities in Africa and the diaspora
  • Occupational detour: new paths to making a living
  • Capturing a niche: the West African enclave economy
  • Transnational ties/translocal connections: traversing nations, cities, and cultures
  • More than black: resistance and rapprochement
  • Young, gifted, and west african: transnational migrants growing up in America
  • Conclusion: further into the twenty-first century.