Black immigrants find camaraderie, divide amid protests

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Black immigrants find camaraderie, divide amid protests

Nigerian American lifestyle blogger Nifesimi Akingbe stands outside her home in Randallstown, Md., near Baltimore, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Akingbe has been outspoken about racial equity since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But amid the camaraderie younger Black immigrants like her feel with African Americans, they also see a generational divide in their communities. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Ade Okupe sits outside his home in Parkville, Md., near Baltimore, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Okupe is among the many young Black immigrants or children of immigrants who say they are speaking out for racial equity while also trying to convince older members of their communities that these issues should matter to them, too. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Nigerian American lifestyle blogger Nifesimi Akingbe stands outside her home in Randallstown, Md., near Baltimore, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Akingbe has been outspoken about racial equity since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But amid the camaraderie younger Black immigrants like her feel with African Americans, they also see a generational divide in their communities. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark) (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Ade Okupe sits outside his home in Parkville, Md., near Baltimore, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Okupe is among the many young Black immigrants or children of immigrants who say they are speaking out for racial equity while also trying to convince older members of their communities that these issues should matter to them, too. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

Black immigrants find camaraderie, divide amid protests

Nigerian American lifestyle blogger Nifesimi Akingbe stands outside her home in Randallstown, Md., near Baltimore, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Akingbe has been outspoken about racial equity since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But amid the camaraderie younger Black immigrants like her feel with African Americans, they also see a generational divide in their communities. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Ade Okupe sits outside his home in Parkville, Md., near Baltimore, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Okupe is among the many young Black immigrants or children of immigrants who say they are speaking out for racial equity while also trying to convince older members of their communities that these issues should matter to them, too. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Nigerian American lifestyle blogger Nifesimi Akingbe stands outside her home in Randallstown, Md., near Baltimore, on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. Akingbe has been outspoken about racial equity since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. But amid the camaraderie younger Black immigrants like her feel with African Americans, they also see a generational divide in their communities. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark) (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Ade Okupe sits outside his home in Parkville, Md., near Baltimore, on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. Okupe is among the many young Black immigrants or children of immigrants who say they are speaking out for racial equity while also trying to convince older members of their communities that these issues should matter to them, too. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)