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‘IMMIGRANT’ T-Shirts Now At The OkayAfrica Shop

Get your very own “IMMIGRANT” T-shirt from the OkayAfrica shop.


OkayAfrica will be donating 100 percent of the profits from the sale of this T-Shirt to BAJI (Black Alliance for Just Immigration).

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In Donald Trump’s first week as president, he’s come down hard on immigration. Trump's executive order to temporarily ban Muslims entering the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim countries significantly impacts Syrians refugees. 

While the border wall and Syrian refugees dominate the headlines, we can’t help but notice that a LOT of the people impacted are black, many other groups of immigrants affected include Libya, Sudan, and Somalia.

It is important to show our support for the immigrants that add to America’s diversity. According to BAJI's "State of Black Immigrants" report, 25 percent of all refugees come from African countries. OkayAfrica will be donating 100 percent of all profits to BAJI. Black Alliance for Just Immigration continues to ensure that black immigrant communities are aware of their rights.

If you have questions or concerns, you can call the Black Alliance for Just Immigration Resource Line at 718-483-8665

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The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) believes that a thriving multiracial democracy requires racial, social and economic justice for all. African Americans and black immigrants are stronger together and we can win by becoming leaders in the fight against structural racism and systemic discrimination. BAJI was formed to bring Black voices together to advocate for equality and justice in our laws and our communities.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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