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What happens when African-Americans become American-Africans?

Published by: American Thinker

By: Ed Straker


Al Jazeera, my #1 information source for unbiased and accurate news (just kidding), nonetheless had an interesting story about black people who left America and moved to Africa because of…you guessed it: racism!

They have come from the big cities of San Francisco, Chicago, and New York.  Thousands of them.  And many refuse to return.

A new wave of African[-]Americans is escaping the incessant racism and prejudice in the United States.  From Senegal and Ghana to [t]he Gambia, communities are emerging in defiance of conventional wisdom that Africa is a continent everyone is trying to leave.

I think it’s great that black Americans are leaving s-holes like San Francisco and New York to go to places like the Gambia (and maybe “the Uganda” and “the  Chad,” too – who knows?)

It is estimated that between 3,000 and 5,000 African[-]Americans live in Accra, the Ghanaian capital.  They are teachers in small towns in the west or entrepreneurs in the capital and say they that even though living in Ghana is not always easy, they feel free and safe.

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