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Video: Jepchumba on the African Image

Jepchumba talks about her ideas of what the African image is and how it is depicted through art.

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Video: Jepchumba on the American Image

Jepchumba talks about how the media influences her image of America.

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Video: Paulo talks about his idea of America

Paulo speaks on his initial perception of the United States, and what influenced him while growing up in Angola.

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Video: Fatima on the “American Dream”

Fatima talks about her ideas of what American “is”, and how her ideas changed once she arrived to New York in 2001.

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Video: Imam Rufai – Influence of African-American singers

Imam Rufai

Imam Rufai talks about how African-American ‘spirituals’, Malcom-X and Kwame Nkrumah”s Pan-Africanism influenced his perceptions of life in America before he immigrated.

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Video: Imam Rufai’s expectations of America

Imam Rufai

Imam Rufai, who grew up in Ghana and spent some of his adult life in Nigeria, discusses his first meeting with an American: a PeaceCorp volunteer who called him a “monkey”.

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