Sunday, August 18, 2019
Nigerians are great in character, for Nigerians are a happy people.
There is no ‘African’ story, just different stories of Africa by different Africans. Hear them.
How do we speak of Africanness as more than a navigation of black pain?
'Nigeria is its people, fierce, proud, lively, resilient, unshaken by strife and despair, ingenious in the face of seemingly insurmountable opposition...Let us light up Nigeria with our dreams, our hopes, our lives and our successes. Eyes are focusing on Nigeria, ghosts of the past and spirits of the future and people all around the world. It is our change that they listen for.'
Black immigrants don’t realize that they’re able to be here and do what they’re doing because of the sacrifices of African Americans.