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The novel “Homegoing” starts with the slave trade in colonial Ghana, and traces that trauma through generations of Africans and African Americans.

The difference between being African in America and African-American

The novel “Homegoing” starts with the slave trade in colonial Ghana, and traces that trauma through generations of Africans and African Americans.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

What’s the difference between being African in America and African American? Is there a difference? Novelist Yaa Gyasi tackles those questions and more in her new novel “Homegoing.”

Yaa Gyasi's 'Homegoing'

What’s the difference between being African in America and African American? Is there a difference? Novelist Yaa Gyasi tackles those questions and more in her new novel “Homegoing.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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