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By Toyin Falola,Cacee Hoyer

"Black," "African," "African descendant" and "of African heritage," are only a number of the methods Africans and Africans within the diaspora (both outdated and new) describe themselves. This quantity examines suggestions of race, ethnicity, and identification as they're ascribed to humans of color world wide, studying assorted case stories of the way the method of identification formation happened and is altering.

Contributors to this quantity, chosen from a variety of educational and cultural backgrounds, discover concerns that motivate a deeper knowing of race, ethnicity and id. As our notions approximately what it potential to be black or of African background swap because of globalization, you will need to re-examine how those matters are at the moment constructing, and the origins from which those concerns developed.

Global Africans is a vital and insightful booklet, priceless to quite a lot of scholars and students, quite of African experiences, sociology, diaspora experiences, and race and ethnic studies.


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