Jun
22
2011
0

AtlanticVoices: Ms. Melisse

Melisse Nambangi

NAME: Melissa Nambangi
OCCUPATION (AMERICA): Executive Director of Minnesota African Women Association (MAWA)
OCCUPATION (AFRICA): Journalist and News Anchor
FROM (AFRICA): Cameroon
IN (AMERICA): St. Paul, Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park – Minnesota
IN AMERICA SINCE: 1992
WHO IS BACK IN AFRICA?: Lots of family – my precious mother, my precious sister (and her twins), lots of cousins…
WHO IS IN AMERICA? Immediate family (couple of kids), sister (and her kids), several cousins.
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Mar
20
2011
3

AtlanticVoices: Moh

Moh

NAME: Moh Habib. Aka: Mohamed. Aka: Mohbama
OCCUPATION (AMERICA): International businessman turned owner of a pretty cool shop
OCCUPATION (AFRICA): Son
FROM (AFRICA): Egypt
IN (AMERICA): Currently Minneapolis, formerly Texas
IN AMERICA SINCE: 1976-2002…and now 2010-???
WHO IS BACK IN AFRICA?: Everybody except the five closest to my heart
WHO IS IN AMERICA? Mother, Father and three lovely sisters
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Feb
17
2011
0

AtlanticVoices: Uche

Uche

NAME: Uchechukwu Iroegbu
OCCUPATION (AMERICA): Photographer/DJ
OCCUPATION (AFRICA): Student
FROM (AFRICA): Nigeria
IN (AMERICA): Minneapolis, Minnesota
IN AMERICA SINCE: December 1999
WHO IS BACK IN AFRICA?: Dad, big brother, another brother, sister…and their families
WHO IS IN AMERICA? Just I…and my daughter
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Jan
09
2011
1

AtlanticVoices: Julia Nekessa Opoti

Petros Haile

NAME: Julia Nekessa Opoti
OCCUPATION (AMERICA): Writer/journalist/blogger
OCCUPATION (AFRICA): Student
FROM (AFRICA): Kenya
IN (AMERICA): Minneapolis, Minnesota
IN AMERICA SINCE: September 2001
WHO IS BACK IN AFRICA?: aunts, uncles, cousins, brother, sister, memories
WHO IS IN AMERICA? brother, boy friend, several cousins
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Dec
06
2010
2

AtlanticVoices: Petros Haile

Petros Haile

NAME: Petros Haile
OCCUPATION (AMERICA): Security Guard with American Security
OCCUPATION (AFRICA): Student
FROM (AFRICA): Eritrea
IN (AMERICA): Minneapolis, Minnesota
IN AMERICA SINCE: 1980
WHO IS BACK IN AFRICA?: Distant cousins only
WHO IS IN AMERICA? Almost all my family – 2 sisters, 4 brothers
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