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List of Tables List of Figures Preface Chapter One: Introduction: Voluntarily Singing the Lord?s Song? Toyin Falola & Niyi Afolabi Part I: Negotiating Citizenship and Cultural Identities Chapter Two: Nationalist Myth-Making, Cultural Identity and Nation Building: African Minorities in the U.S. and Latin America Shadrack Wanjala Nasong?o Chapter Three: African Immigrants? Experiences in Urban America: Religion and the Construction of Social Identity in St. Louis Attah Anthony Agbali Chapter Four: Ethnography of Religion and Spirituality among St. Louisan African Immigrants Attah Anthony Agbali Chapter Five: ?Born in the USA?: Dislocation, Disrupted Kinship Networks, and the Transformative Power of Music and Dance in African Immigrant Baby Naming Ceremonies Sherri Canon Chapter Six: A Viagem da Minha Vida / The Voyage of My Life: Identity Formation and Resettlement among Angolan Women of Color in Toronto Robert A. Kenedy Part II: African Refugees and Policy Implications Chapter Seven: The Making of a Modern Diaspora: The Resettlement Process of the Somali Bantu Refugees in the United States Omar A. Eno and Mohamed Eno Chapter Eight: Voluntary Trans-Atlantic Migration: The Nigerians? Attitudes to the American Visa Lottery Elizabeth Augustus and Preston Augustus Chapter Nine: Managing the Migration of Health-Care Workers toward the Transfer of Knowledge, Skill and Professionalism Oladapo Augustus Chapter Ten: African Immigrants? Families and the American Educational System Cecilia S. Obeng Conclusion: The New African Diaspora Waves: Shifting Diversity of American Culture Appendix Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Africans -- America -- Social conditions.
Blacks -- America -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- America -- Social conditions.
Africans -- America -- Ethnic identity.
Citizenship -- America.
Refugees -- Government policy -- America.
America -- Emigration and immigration.
Africa -- Emigration and immigration.
America -- Ethnic relations.