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Defining Diaspora

Definition: DI-AS-PO-RA / n. a dispersion of a people, language, or culture that was formerly concentrated in one place, to scatter, to displace, to live in separated communities.

Definition : AFRICAN & BLACK DIASPORA The African Diaspora is the movement of Africans and their descendants to various parts of the world. Fueled by the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, the dispersal saw the rise in numbers of people of African descent in the Americas with the largest concentration, Europe, the Middle East among other places. African presence in these destinations gave rise to complex cultural typologies and histories.