The Seasons of Beento Blackbird by Akosua Busia

Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith, University of Nebraska at Omaha

This article is reused with kind permission.

DOI: 10.2307/40153460 Stable URL:


As the African diaspora continues to define its own unique position and global contributions, African diaspora studies are necessarily asserting themselves as essential to the cultural-diversity and multiculturalism discourse in the U.S. and, most important, as an indispensable part of the current discourse on pan-Africanist consciousness, global identity, and the new world order.