I had an epiphany during my recent cruise. From my travels, vicarious travel of family and friends, working with or meeting many Africans and people of African descent, the African Diaspora is vitally important to many.
The African diaspora consists of the worldwide collection of communities descended from native sub-Saharan Africans or people from Sub-Saharan Africa, predominantly in the Americas. Historically,[when?] ethnographers, historians, politicians and writers have used the term particularly to refer to the descendants of the West and Central Africans who were enslaved and shipped to the Americas via the Atlantic slave trade between the 16th and 19th centuries, with their largest populations in Brazil, the United States and Haiti. Some[quantify] scholars identify "four circulatory phases" of this migration out of Africa.Prior to the Atlantic slave trade, Arab traders took even more slaves from other parts of Africa, selling them to markets in North Africa and the Middle East (Western Asia). https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_diaspora
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