and notice the rule is “born in.” are you a British-Nigerian whose parents came to the UK when you were a small child? well, uncle sam says you can’t come here to get an education!
Mercedes Benson@mercedesfbenson ) here, DJ, Founder of @SocialFixt , Marketeer and Black British/Nigerian Influencer. Today, I get to tell my story - the journey to discovering my purpose and how companies can mentor a more diverse range of leaders, thinkers and doers 🙏🏽
"It was really a meeting point between Western classical music and African classical music." British Nigerian composer and multi-instrumentalist, Tunde Jegede founded the NOK Orchestra in Lagos, with the aim of bringing African classical music to the wider world.
When they say 'I am my ancestors' wildest dream' I imagine they mean this. Two black women, a Muslim American descendant of the enslaved + a British-Nigerian Londoner, hosting a TV show broadcast to 320 million homes about an incredible work of history that is the #1619Project .