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Re-Imagining Identities: Racial and Ethnic Discourses within Seattle’s Habesha Community

  title={Re-Imagining Identities: Racial and Ethnic Discourses within Seattle’s Habesha Community},
  author={Azeb N. Madebo},
My research explores the means by which identities of “nonwhite” Habesha (Ethiopian and Eritrean) immigrants are negotiated through the use of media, community spaces, collectivism, and activism. As subjects who do not have a longstanding historical past in the United States, Ethiopian/Eritrean immigrants face the challenges of having to re-construct and negotiate their identities within American binary Black/White racial landscapes. To explore the ways in which ethnicitybased collectivism and… 
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