Isaacs, Harold R.
May 1961
New Yorker;5/13/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p105
The article discusses the author's experience of traveling across West Africa. He went to the region to observe some of the interaction between world politics and race relations. He met African Americans and talked with them about their experiences in Africa. Going to the region has always been an ultimate option for him who felt despair over the prospect of achieving full rights as a citizen of the U.S.


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