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Life As a Black Girl: African In America, Bridging the Cultural Divide Between Africans and African Americans.

 

African Booty Scratcher, Nappy Hair, AIDS, Dirty; those were a few of the words chanted at me as I progressed through middle school as a new Immigrant to the Unites States. At the age of nine years old my father, mother, two siblings and I emigrated from Nigeria to Canada and then the United States. At that tender age, life went from simplicity to chaos in a matter of months.