18 episodes

"Telling the stories of African's within the Diaspora from our perspectives"

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"Telling the stories of African's within the Diaspora from our perspectives"

    The African Diaspora Women of the Biden Administration

    The African Diaspora Women of the Biden Administration

    The Biden Administration is currently filling in its top cabinet positions and we are happy to see African Diaspora women nominated for significant roles. This March, for our Women HERstory Month Episode, we decided to feature some key women that will be helping shape both the Biden administration's domestic and foreign policies. 

    • 21 min
    The Biden Administration's African Diaspora Policy

    The Biden Administration's African Diaspora Policy

    In November of 2020, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was elected 46th president of the United States of America. The African Diaspora for Biden Ethnic and Heritage Group under the African American Engagement Team of the Joe Biden Campaign played a crucial role in this unprecedented win. Tune in to the latest episode of Diaspora Talks where I discuss my involvement in this committee and the series of policies that the Biden Administration adopted due to the work of members of this steering committee. 

    • 13 min
    The African Diaspora: 2020 and Beyond

    The African Diaspora: 2020 and Beyond

    2020 was a trying year for the whole world. We watched as our lives were paused due to COVID-19 but we also watched a series of social and cultural movements sweep the diaspora and our amazing continent. This lead to solidarity and change making conversations that can change our continent forever……..IF WE LET IT.

    • 17 min
    Africa's Response to the Coronavirus

    Africa's Response to the Coronavirus

    Covid-19 otherwise known as Coronavirus has taken the world by storm as the latest pandemic. As North America and Europe serve as the epicenter for this latest pandemic, Africa seems to be avoiding a large spread of the virus. Tune into my latest episode of Diaspora Talks as I address several African nations and their responses to the virus. This is an informative podcast. I hope you enjoy it.

    • 25 min
    My Trip Back Home to Liberia

    My Trip Back Home to Liberia

    This episode is an analysis of the state of Liberian development on my recent trip to Liberia after many years. This analysis focuses on my personal experiences at home and the role that I see diasporans playing in accelerating development back home. I hope that you enjoy listening to this episode. 

    • 30 min
    South Africa: As the World Watches!

    South Africa: As the World Watches!

    This episode of Diaspora Talks focuses on the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa and my opinion on the matter as a Liberian who has studied abroad in Cape Town. I stand against all forms of violence and call for an end to Xenophobia. Please listen and comment below.

    • 11 min

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