Taiye Selasi: I’m a multi-local Afropolitan (The Louisiana Channel)(Video)

Taiye SelasiAward-winning writer and author of ‘Ghana Must Go’ Taiye Selasi, gives a frank interview about her her famous novel, ‘identity, immigration and what it means to be multi-local’.
She explains how she coined the famous term ‘Afropolitan -a name she used to classify herself. Being that she is British born to a Ghanaian father and a Nigerian mother and raised in the US, she wanted something that she could identify with.
In 2005, she wrote a widely disseminated essay ‘Bye-Bye Barbar’, which defines Afropolitan identity, sensibility and experience.

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