Hello everyone and welcome to another episode of The Star Sitdown. This week, we were joined by Chizobam "Chiz" Iheme. Iheme is a junior at Texas State and the current president of Texas State's African Students Association (ASA). In this episode we discuss ASA's work on campus, Black Americans vs. Africans and pan-Africanism.

This episode was edited by Podcast Producer Zoe Fein.

The Star Sitdown is a weekly podcast hosted by Podcast Editor Kim Davis Jr. highlighting interesting people and topics throughout the Texas State and San Marcos community.

Chizobam Iheme:

https://twitter.com/smhchiz

https://www.instagram.com/smhchiz/

TXST ASA:

https://twitter.com/TxStateASA

Timestamps:

0:00 – Intro

0:38 – Who is Chiz?

1:44 – Chiz’s involvement in ASA

3:00 – ASA’s background

3:47 – ASA’s campus representation

4:46 – ASA compared to other black orgs on campus

5:41 – ASA’s resources

6:36 – Black Americans vs. Africans

12:28 – Being children of African immigrants

13:24 – Unity of Black Americans and Africans

15:40 – SARS in Nigeria

20:13 – Closer

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