Africans in Harlem

A new book – Africans in Harlem – by is highlighted in an interview with the City College of New York professor and author, Boukary Sawadogo on France 24:

The book focuses on the experience of immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa. Boukary Sawadogo, associate professor of cinema studies at the City University of New York, explains that three quarters of African arrivals to the US came after the year 2000, many of them economic migrants from French-speaking countries like Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso. Sawadogo joined us to chat about the African affinity for Harlem, the relationship between Africans and African-Americans, and the power of seeing Black heroes on screen in films like “Wakanda Forever” and “The Woman King”.

As Seen in Harlem