Fashion has become a way to wear a statement, and brands have decided to capitalize on stances against injustice to make money and secure their place on the imaginary wokeness scale of which the public seems so conscious.
When West Africans resettle in the United States, Europe, or elsewhere, the tension disappears and they take on one identity, as Guinean, in a new foreign land. I am interested in exploring the factors that suddenly leads to unity and eventually the formation of a community in the foreign land but doesn’t seem to happen in their own home country.
"Typically, sports provide an outlet for society to escape political pressures. However, the United States’ triumph over the Soviet Union in men’s hockey during the 1980 Winter Olympics seemingly had the opposite effect."