Day: August 11, 2018

African-American Commentator Gives take on huge Nigerian Gathering in New Orleans

Prominent African-American political commentator and university professor, Dr. Jason Johnson,  joined over 1000 Nigerians of Igbo ethnicity in New Orleans during the the 14th annual Umu Igbo Unite Nigerian Cultural Conference. He gives a hilarious and poignant narrative of his experience  as a faux Nigerian in this piece in The Root.

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Tanzanian finds success as farmer in Vermont

A Tanzanian imigrant has found a niche in Vermont farming eggplants to supply native born -Africans who  see the vegetable as a relished food condiment and a connection to the home continent. Details in this report By LISA RATHKE, ASSOCIATED PRESS   Continue reading “Tanzanian finds success as farmer in Vermont”