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Africa-born US Residents Embrace Politics to Bring About Change

Africans are one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in America, and many are turning to politics as they navigate the complexities of a new society. African immigrants represent a small share of the U.S. population, but their numbers have been doubling every decade since 1970. In 2013, there were 1.8 million African immigrants living in the U.S., a huge increase from 80,000 in 1970, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center survey. The foreign-born Africans living in the U.S. in...

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