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Mohammed Abdou

The Hustler

Middleman, bike renter, exporter, mechanic—Mohammed Abdou makes it in New York.

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Will Rhyme For Change

These West African immigrants rap with purpose.

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Radio host and journalist Dame Babou explains American politics to Senegalese listeners in New York and West Africa

Translating America

Radio host and journalist Dame Babou explains American politics to Senegalese listeners in New York and West Africa.

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Empty Sidewalks

In the three days since Hurricane Sandy struck, Broadway’s West African-owned sales tables have disappeared.

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West African New Yorkers Ship Large Goods–And Profits–Across Atlantic

West Africans pack furniture, cars and clothes into containers that are shipped to their families and to buyers back home.

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