A Dayton man, Saheed Saleh, killed in the Sunday shooting at the Oregon District was an Eritrea native.Yahya Khamis, president of the Dayton Sudanese community, who spoke on behalf of Saleh’s family, said several members from across the state came to Dayton to pay their respects.Continue reading “Eritrean, Saheed Saleh, killed in Dayton shooting”
By Rob Curran and Andrew Nelson
The last time we saw Eritrean asylum seeker Kidane Okubay, we were in a little port town on the border of Colombia and Panama and he was heading off into the night on a motorboat with 10 of his compatriots. We received emails from him on the road to the U.S., but they abruptly stopped in late August. What happened to him?Continue reading “He traveled from Africa to Houston via Central America on plane, boat, bus and foot. There is no happy ending”
By Valerie Russ
After the Odunde Festival, Philadelphia hosted the Peace in the East festival to celebrate young East African Americans who were born or raised in the United States with parents from Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Sudan.Continue reading “Peace in the East Festival aims to unify millennials whose parents emigrated from East Africa”
The number of Eritreans and Cameroonians detained in Mexico has been steadily increasing over the past five years. But they haven’t tapped into many of the resources available to Central American and Mexican migrants for a variety of reasons, including language and other cultural barriers. They also encounter unique hurdles when navigating the asylum process in the United States.
By Maya SrikrishnanContinue reading “There Are Few Resources to Help African Migrants at the Mexican Border”
As the U.S. remains locked in a debate over asylum seekers from Central America, lawyers and advocacy groups say they are seeing an alarming uptick in deportations to the African nation of Eritrea — a country that President Donald Trump’s government acknowledges arbitrarily imprisons and tortures its own citizens.Continue reading “US deporting more people to Eritrea — a country it says tortures.”
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It may be the millennial generation’s Tupac moment—the untimely death of rap star Nipsey Hussle. While the 33-year-old rapper, whose real name was Ermias Davidson Asghedom, did not live long enough to achieve the legendary musical catalog of Tupac Shakur—his death, as with Shakur’s—will mark a sad milestone in the lives of younger hip-hop fans and the music industry.
By Aanu Adeoye, CNN
Eritrean-American Rapper Nipsey Hussle’s death in a shooting near his clothing store was greeted with shock and disbelief by celebrities and fans alike.
The 33-year-old musician, real name Ermias Davidson Asghedom, was shot dead in an attack on Sunday that also left two others injured.
The Diaspora Dialogues is a platform and a movement created by Koshie Mills designed to break down barriers, bridge the gap between Africans from and the descendants outside of the continent in the Diaspora.
This year’s International Women Of Power event had a myriad of powerful influential women from , West Indies, UK and America.
History was made in the US mid-term election when Ilhan Omar, became the first Somali-Muslim- American to be elected to Congress. But there were two other African-born American politicians who also won seats. One from Ethiopia and the other from Eritrea. All three are democrats. Continue reading “Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somali win in US Mid-term elections”