America is a country of immigrants who contribute to her growth and greatness. But people in America are proud of their heritage. So while everyone pledges allegiance to the flag and celebrates July 4th with family barbecues and parades, occasions like St. Patrick Day are huge days for the Irish Americans, Oktoberfest is a big day for the German Americans, and the national days of Puerto-Rican and Mexican set their American communities agog.
Americans with Caribbean heritage would find every reason to have a carnival. The same rings true for all other ethnic groups that live in the Americas including those with Latin-American, Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Middle Eastern heritage.
These communities have large media representation in the Americas that report on their activities.
Africans-in-America.com is an online media platform that is a meeting place of native-born Africans living in the Americas. We tell the stories of this subset of American society by chronicling their achievements, challenges, pains, celebrations, and social events .
The native-born Africans in Americas that are the subject of our reporting are first and second generation Africans who were not part of the slave trade, but rather emigrated to the Americas for education, economic opportunities or to flee wars and persecution in Africa, especially from 1970s.
Native-born Africans are among the most accomplished demographic groups in USA and has been recorded to be among the most educated subset of blacks in America. They are renowned as professionals and academics and are hardworking immigrants who fill several blue and white collar roles in America.
Unfortunately, most of the activities of individuals and communities of native-born Africans, including their contributions to the development of countries of the Americas, is not well reported.
Africa is a continent of 54 sovereign states and several tribal and ethnic divisions but of our missions is to unite them them all on this platform.
We are a bridge between native-born African communities across America, connecting them to each other.
We report the interactions between native-born Africans with members of other ethnic and demographic groups in the USA.
Africans-in-America.com reports all type of events hosted by native-born Africans living in the Americas and these includes events involving politicians, artists, student groups, government officials and businesses people who visit America from home countries in Africa.
We are committed to the projecting the positive contributions of the African diaspora in the Americas.
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