Africa's Impact on the African American Experience

Nemata Blyden and Paul Wahlbeck speak on a stage with the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences logo behind them
January 25, 2022

How does Africa figure in “real and imagined ways” to the African American experience? Professor of History and International Affairs Nemata Blyden spoke with CCAS Dean Paul Wahlbeck about the customs and traditions—from religion and food to language and music—that carried over from the African continent centuries ago and can still be seen today.