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Diasporadic: The Collected Thought Processes of a Hyphenated-American Zakii

Diasporadic: The Collected Thought Processes of a Hyphenated-American

Zakii

Published March 13th 2006
ISBN : 9781424122080
Paperback
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What does it mean when someone says that they are American? This designation of nationality has meant many things, historically, depending upon the background of who is speaking. For those of us who can trace our backgrounds most directly to theMoreWhat does it mean when someone says that they are American? This designation of nationality has meant many things, historically, depending upon the background of who is speaking. For those of us who can trace our backgrounds most directly to the continent of Africa, it has meant something quite different than it has for most others. Diasporadic is a collection of poetic thought processes which highlights this very dynamicathe hyphenated-American. It is a journey into a mind effected by the dual consciousness that has defined the African since being brought to America.