Whether you consider it a melting pot or a mosaic, most everyone agrees that the U.S. has been indelibly shaped by the immigrants who have come to her shores. As part of our ongoing series focusing on the immigrant experience, Kojo and guests discuss the culture, sociology, and experience shared by West Indian immigrants.


  • Mary C. Waters Author of "Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities" (Harvard Univ. Press); also Professor of Sociology at Harvard University
  • Acklyn Lynch Activist; retired professor of African American Studies at University of Maryland


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