Category Archives: US viewpoint

Immigrating through the arts

New York City is the central hub of arts in the United States. Home to hundreds of theaters and the ultimate theater center “Broadway”, performing artists from around the world move to this city to hopefully make their mark in … Continue reading

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Professor Chris Blattman speaks at the New School

Last week Chris Blattman, Assistant Professor of Economics and Political Science at Yale, came to speak at the New School regarding his work with ex-child soldiers in Uganda and post conflict development. After his presentation the floor was opened to … Continue reading

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Profiles on Nigeria – Episode 4

In our final profile we return to the Essien family and interview Nnene Essien on her thoughts about the 50th Celebration. The youngest child of our interview participant from Episode 1, Nnene was born and raised in the U.S. She recently … Continue reading

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Profiles on Nigeria – Episode 3

Dr. Adesua Okupa moved to the United States as a teenager to continue her education. She has lived in the United States ever since and reflects, in our third installment of our series “Profiles on Nigeria”, on the common misconceptions … Continue reading

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Profiles on Nigeria – Episode 2

In our second installment of our Profiles on Nigeria series a Nigerian man living in the US shares his views on common misconceptions held by Americans about his country and what he misses most.

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Real Housewives spotlight Burkina Faso Fashion Designer

The Real Housewives franchise has become a sort of guilty pleasure for me, whether it is the table throwing of NJ or the not quite southern charm of Atlanta. Within one of the newest installments (DC), viewers are given a … Continue reading

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Profiles on Nigeria Episode 1

In celebration of Nigeria’s Celebration of 50 years of Independence we are asking Nigerians and Nigerian Americans to share a little about how they feel the country has changed in the last 50 years and what are common misconceptions held … Continue reading

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