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Watch First Episode of Docu-Reality Series 'Africa in the City' About "Real Africans, Real Stories"

Shadow and Act By Vanessa Martinez | Shadow and Act April 7, 2014 at 11:52AM

Check out the new web series titled Africa in the City, which centers on "real Africans, real stories" and described as a Docu-reality series "chronicling the lifestyle of the global African Diaspora community and highlighting issues that arise within today's society."
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Africa in the City
Check out the new web series titled Africa in the City, focusing on "real Africans, real stories," is described as a Docu-reality series "chronicling the lifestyle of the global African Diaspora community and highlighting issues that arise within today's society."

The series, directed by Sammie Amachree and starring Tracy Thompson, has released its first episode titled Back To My Roots.

Here's more about the series:

Tracy has always had a strong attraction to African culture. On this episode of "Africa In The City" she sets out to discover her African ancestry and is surprised at the results.

Using New York City's Harlem neighborhood as a backdrop, Tracy's journey begins by questioning local Harlem residents on the advances of the black race. 

She comes across an argument between the Black Israelites (African American Jews) and Harlem residents during a street rally in Central Harlem and wonders where this argument really stems from and what difference would it make if many African Americans knew their true identity. 


Follow the series on twitter @AfricaInTheCity; subscribe on youtube: SaharaTV, and on Facebook.


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