"The idea of Africa as a country is almost a positive"

With guests
Yinka Adegoke

Episode notes

What it means to be African in America


In Monday’s episode we talked with three Africans who have just moved to America. And for this extended episode, I wanted to talk to someone who’s been here a little while longer.

Yinka Adegoke is a Nigerian who’s been living in the US for the last 18 years. He’s the editor for the media platform Semafor Africa. We spoke about the stereotypes that people have about Nigerians – you can probably guess which ones I’m talking about – and why exactly Yinka never takes these stereotypes personally. We spo...

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