My Black is Transnational

Chinyere K. Osuji is a writer, sociologist, and professor. She is the author of Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race (NYU Press) which compares race relations in the United States and Brazil through the social experiences of Black-White couples. It is one of the first qualitative studies to compare how Americans and Brazilians, both Black and White, make sense of race in their lives. Dr. Osuji earned her PhD in Sociology from UCLA, her MA from Harvard University, and her BA from UIUC.

She was raised in Chicago’s Igbo (Nigerian) community. She is writing a book on how Africans navigate white supremacy in the US nursing profession.

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