The 2nd Migration

Being an Analysis of How and Why Africans are Migrating to the U.S.A.

by Richard E. Nzeadibe, Ph. D.


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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/24/2009

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 91
ISBN : 9781436390545
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 91
ISBN : 9781465327833

About the Book

This work contains 13 short chapters, a table of contents and index, in 92 double-spaced pages. Briefly I discussed the 1st. Migration––the Slave Trade Across the Atlantic and its impact on the migrants. The Second Migration which started early in 19th. C. was and still different. The nationalists came seeking high education which would enable them to dismantle European imperialism and Colonialism. They were markedly different from those who trained in Europe. They trailed the way for us. After waiting for the benefits of independence and seeing nothing, migration doubled and it has continued. The “Push” is in Nigeria and Africa; the “Pull” is in the U.S....Eventually, the so-called “Brain Drain” may become “Brain Gain”....


About the Author

Born in Nigeria more than seventy years ago and raised by a single parent, my mother after the passing away of my father three years after birth. I trained and worked in the Seventh-day Adventist Mission which sponsored my movement to the U.S. in 1962 for further studies. Attended Andrews U. in Berrien Springs, Mich. obtaining my first degree in 1966––a historical year in Nigeria. At Howard U. in Washington, D.C. I obtained in 1969 and 1973, Master’s and the Ph.D. degrees respectively in African Studies and History From 1971 to June, 1977, I lectured at Towson State U. in Baltimore, MD, on European and African Civilization. Promoted to Associate Professor in 1978 while serving in Nigeria as Asst. Chief Ed. Officer.