By Tanure Ojaide

i actually skilled many stuff, which i've got similar right here within the first individual. occasionally I relate my observations as a witness to what's occurring round me or simply my emotions and perceptions. even if, I don’t need a merely self-centred story yet person who consists of different African immigrants in modern the US. i've got hence mentioned reviews of buddies or others i used to be informed or heard. occasionally i exploit “we” to talk jointly for African immigrants who, coming from a historically communal society into an individualistic surroundings, nonetheless see themselves as a bunch despite the fact that various their socio-economic statuses could be. in any case this tale is as a lot approximately my African historical past as approximately my American adventure; either points of my tale, regardless of changes, are related and provides one much to contemplate the African within the usa of America.

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