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What are the unique stories of women and their identity development between their West African and American cultural experiences?This is the question Nadia Sasso (alongside Corey Parker) is trying to answer with her film called 'Am I'This film, the first in a series that focuses on women, will explore social mobility, settlement practices, re-defining ethnic identity, the effects of language, politics, and religion, and lastly transnational identity formation amongst generational immigrants to the US as well returnees to the host country.
Host Twaambo Kapilikisha speaks to Nadia about her film, Yehri Wi Cry (YWC), an organization she co-founded that distributes birthing kits in Sierra Leone to increase the successful birth and delivery rates for women and her connection with the African diaspora.
Diasporan Truth airs at 6 a.m. PST, 9 a.m. EST, 14 hrs BST, 16 hrs CAT.
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