Emmanuel Nado and Edwin Okong’o invite two other African-born fathers, Joe Kappia (Liberia) and Yawo Akpawu (Togo), to talk about how their fathers influenced the way they raised their children in the United States.
In 2012, President Barack Obama honored Nunu Kidane as a “Champion of Change”. Kidane, who is the executive director of San Francisco Bay Area-based Priority Africa Network, talks about her unconventional journey as an African immigrant advocating for the continent and its people in the Diaspora. Kidane, also speaks about the census, its history and why it is important for Africans to make sure they get a complete count in the 2020 U.S. census.
In a series to celebrate women’s month, we speak with Amira Ali, and Teboho, two Bay Area-based African women activists from Ethiopia and S. Africa, respectively. They have teamed up with others to launch Afrika Moja, a collective that hosts salon-style discussions to explore various ways to unite Africans at home and abroad for the sake of the continent’s future.Continue reading “Episode 22: Revisiting the Dream of a United Africa”