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Diverse NYC African Diaspora Expresses Unity, Pride and Maybe Clout

Over the last two decades, New York City has seen a surge in immigration from Africa.  But until recently, newcomers from Sierra Leone, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Guinea, Ghana other West African nations mostly kept to their own communities. Today, these diverse cultures are coming together to celebrate their common roots, and to demand recognition as a force within the "Big Apple." Between the traditional drums, the vivid multicolored native dress, the many tribal dialects...

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