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Black Immigrants

An Open Letter to Black African Immigrants

Nadege Seppou | Posted 01.07.2016 | Black Voices
Nadege Seppou

People will hold stereotypes about you. Some might ask if you've lived on trees and or jungles and others won't even ask, they'll assume you did. Others will think your entire existence has been defined by hunger and poverty. In case you haven't noticed you sound different, you do.

Why Do Black Immigrants Have Lower Incomes than Other Immigrants?

Algernon Austin | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices
Algernon Austin

If one examines the Pew Research Center's recent statistical portrait of black immigrants one notices a curious finding. Black immigrants have a median household income of $43,800, but overall immigrants have a median income 9.6 percent higher.

U.S. Criminal Deportations and the Future of Black Immigrants

Abraham Paulos | Posted 04.28.2015 | Black Voices
Abraham Paulos

As a black Diaspora, I hope we can embrace a modern understanding that Black people around the world have the right to live free from state violence and the freedom to move and be with our loved ones just as much as our white counterparts.

Black Immigrants Demand Humane Immigration Reform That Protects Civil Rights

Keith Rushing | Posted 05.25.2013 | Black Voices
Keith Rushing

Overlooked in the national dialogue and media coverage of immigration reform are the lives and experiences of Black immigrants. This week that changed a bit.