The most recent issue of the Trotter Review, now available on ScholarWorks, explores how immigrants from the Caribbean and Africa wrestle with, define and adapt their identity after they arrive in the United States. Original research articles look at Haitian youth, African fathers and the children of Caribbean immigrants.
The Trotter Review has been published since 1987 by the William Monroe Trotter Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Full issues of the Review are available on ScholarWorks, the institutional repository for scholarship and research out of the University.
Apart from an introduction by Barbara Lewis, director of the Trotter Institute, the contents of this issue, titled “Appreciating Difference,” include:
- “Panoply: Haitian and Haitian-American Youth Crafting Identities in U.S. Schools” by Fabienne Doucet
- “Recent African Immigrants’ Fatherhood Experiences in America: The Changing Role of Fathers” by Zacharia N. Nchinda
- “Between Two Worlds: Stories of the Second-Generation Black Caribbean Immigrant” by Yndia S. Lorick-Wilmot
- “The Somali Diaspora in Greater Boston” by Paul R. Camacho, Abdi Dirshe, Mohamoud Hiray, and Mohamed J. Farah
- “Black Is Decidedly Not Just Black: A Case Study on HIV among African-born Populations Living in Massachusetts” by Chioma Nnaji and Nzinga Metzger
- “It’s in the Backbone: Dance from Africa through the Diaspora, An Interview with DeAma Battle” by Kenneth J. Cooper
- “Indians Once Roamed This Land…” by Mwalim (Morgan James Peters)
To view the full issue, and to explore back issues of this publication, click here.
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