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    Lastly, I would like to note that the Jewish Diaspora in which I will later discuss the African Diaspora have one similar concept in common, which is the lack of an active geographical center. Moreover, the Jewish diaspora sheds light on how they were exiled from their homeland and then established during the Zionist movement. Introduction To Shofar Special Issue: Rethinking Exile, Center, and Diaspora in Modern Jewish Culture suggests, “Jews and Jewish culture possess no geographical center. That

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    what is the African diaspora? (Who should be considered in the African diaspora? How is this like the black Atlantic and how is it different?). Students should use the Colin Palmer piece to answer this question. In its most recognizable form, the African diaspora refers to the many cultures and societies abroad that exist throughout the world as the result of the historic movement, mostly forced, of native Africans to other parts of the globe. Most specifically, the African diaspora is the blanket

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    Over the course of four months, through my African World Survey class, I have seen a glimpse of five thousand years of African history unfold. Before entering the class, my expectations from the course was to learn where did my people come from and how did they live. Within the time I spent in the first class, I soon realized that these two questions did not have simple answers to them. Among this discovery, I learned that people in the African Diaspora makeup every aspect of the human race whether

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    The term “African diaspora” describes the time period between 1511 and 1888 when a great migration of Africans inhabited America. Joseph Harris described the concept of the African diaspora as, “Global disposition (voluntary or in voluntary) of Africans throughout history; the emergence of a cultural identity abroad based on origin and social Africa. This viewed, the African diaspora assumes the character of a dynamic continuous and complex phenomenon starching cross time geography, class and gender”

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    Throughout American history, the exploitation of Africans and members of the African diaspora continues as a controversial topic among cultural critics because of America’s unwillingness to accept the flaws of its past. Discussions on whether the sentiments of slavery still impact people of the African diaspora are intricate. Furthermore, the marginalization of people of the African Diaspora continues to complexify the issue. Social concepts in modern America such as education, nationhood, fact making

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    various concepts presented by scholars, two concepts in particular are emphasized as main themes that aid in describing the African Diaspora. The main themes of identity and social justice are critical in characterizing the history of African descent throughout international lands. From the beginnings of the African Diaspora and the migration from the Black Atlantic, the African people have been faced with the separation from their homeland, whether forced or voluntary. Thus, it has lead to the loss

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    Colonialism and Oppression in the African Diaspora The experiences of the women of the African diaspora are as diverse as the regions they have come to inhabit. Despite the variety in their local realities, African and African-descended women across the planet share in many common experiences. Wherever they have made their homes, these women tend to occupy inferior or marginalized positions within their societies. Whether in the United States, Europe, Latin America, or even Africa itself, black

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    concept of the African Diaspora has received a lot of attention from the general public as a result of the complex ideas that it puts across. There are a series of notable figures from the nineteenth century who proved that the African Diaspora would have a significant influence on the Western World, considering that these people were determined to express their passion in regard to their background and to their overall role on the American continent. The concept of the African Diaspora goes back several

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    simple terms, the Diaspora as a concept, describes groups of people who currently live or reside outside the original homelands. We will approach the Diaspora from the lenses of migration; that the migration of people through out of the African continent has different points of origin, different patterns and results in different identity formations. Yet, all of these patterns of dispersion and germination/ assimilation represent formations of the Diaspora. My paper will focus

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    The African diaspora also known as the forced movement of primarily Western Africans to various parts of the globe including the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. One of the most influential sectors of the African diaspora was the Trans-Atlantic trade route. According to PBS’ How Many Slaves Landed in the U.S.? “Between 1525 and 1866, in the entire history of the slave trade to the New World, according to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database, 12.5 million Africans were shipped to the

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