African immigrants

The Ongoing Rift Between African Immigrants and African Americans

Because Black people don’t exist as a monolith, relationships with each other are mostly defined by common experiences. Arguably, no communities within the Black diaspora have exhibited animosity between themselves than Africans and African Americans. To understand the friction between these communities is to closely examine white supremacy as a culprit. White supremacy is a system, or power structure, established to prioritise the feelings, interests, care, attention, and prosperity of White people even at the expense of other racial groups.Its role in colonisation, violent capture and forceful removal of native Africans from their homelands is well documented. In truth, a significant…