Ajah Hales, thank you for sharing this article! I appreciate the history, facts, and hard numbers in harmony with your wryly humorous delivery. Your convictions are charged, live wires that inspire as well as inform me. The model minority stereotype infuriates me, as with all sweeping generalizations that inevitably yield negative consequences for those under the arbitrary umbrella. I fail to understand the binary thinking that fails to recognize America as a labyrinth of systems designed to oppress and degrade Black Americans. The evidence for institutional racism is so clear it's fucking blinding. Anyway - I appreciate the deconstruction of the recent waves of Nigerian immigration. Well written and devastatingly relevant to the national discourse right now.

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