A section of "The Great African Migration" mural along Georgia Avenue, Washington DC. The mural reflects artist Helina Metaferia's perspective as a  first generation Ethiopian American.

A section of "The Great African Migration" mural along Georgia Avenue, Washington DC. The mural reflects artist Helina Metaferia's perspective as a first generation Ethiopian American.

Local communities in the Washington region are reeling from recent tragedies on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Many families have connections to the waves of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe – including the Ethiopians killed by the Islamic State in Libya last month. Kojo explores the aftershocks of these events and traces their connections to neighborhoods in the Washington area.

Guests

  • Semhar Araia Executive Director, Diaspora African Women's Network; CEO, Semai Consulting, LLC

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