What’s In A Word? On The Tension Between Africans & African Americans

For some it’s the big elephant in the room, particularly when it comes to race relations and racial reconciliation — while there may be a perceived reduction in the  gap between Africans and African-Americans in the United States, there are certain generational norms that lend itself to the discomfort between the two groups.

In a Black is Global feature, Luvvie Ajayi does an excellent job of succinctly explaining the origin and use of one specific label that inadvertently perpetuates a stereotype which in many instances, widens the existing divide.


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