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Video: Imam Rufai – What would you say to prospective immigrants?

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Imam Rufai talks about the importance of giving back to one’s home country.

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Video: Imam Rufai’s expectations of America

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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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Video: John Henry A. drives past African shops

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John Henry takes on a cab ride, showing streets in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, lined with African restaurants, shops and hair-braiding salons.

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Video: John Henry A. talks about ‘unity’ in the African community in Chicago

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John Henry talks about how organizing together as Africans is both easy and difficult in the U.S.

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Video: John Henry A. on adapting to life in the US

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John Henry from Ghana talks about how he adapted to life in the U.S., with the support of the African-American community in Chicago.

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Video: John Henry A. on what pulled him to Chicago

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John Henry from Ghana tells a funny story about his arrival in Chicago; he also talks about the role of the green card lottery in bringing more Ghanaians to the city.

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