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Prof. Frank Guridy featured on Know website, discusses African Diaspora

Marsha Miller, The University of Texas' photography director, photographed and recorded Guridy, associate professor of history and African Diaspora Studies, about his forthcoming book.

Posted: March 25, 2010
Dr. Frank Guridy

Dr. Frank Guridy

Frank Guridy's book Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in the World of Empire and Jim Crow will be published in May 2010.

People of African descent had diverse cultures and experiences and lived in different nation-states, he said, and “while having an understanding of their particular national citizenship, they also have had, and continue to have, a history of themselves, an identity that transcends the boundaries of a nation-state.”

Read the rest of this story and listen to the podcast on Know website.

Know story and photo of Guridy by Marsha Miller

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