The Neo African Americans

56 min - USA Kobina Aidoo

The term African America was coined to describe American's of African descent. However, when most Americans think AFrican American, they think of those whose ancestors came as slaves and went through Jim Crow; hence, The African American narrative generally paints a picture of struggle. Today, with the growing number of immigrants from Africa and the Caribbean, these Neo African Americans occupy a special and growing space in America by virtue of being black and immigrant. This documentary addresses issues like who is an African American? Should we just go back to black?