In the media, we’ve grown accustomed to stereotypical images of African immigrants as primitive, poor, and generally behind. But in reality, African immigrants are one of the most educated, professionally successful, and wealthy ethnic groups in the United States. For example, 43% of African immigrants have college degrees, almost twice the U.S. national average. Nigerian Americans have a median income of $53,000 a year, more than any other ethnicity in the United States. Watch the video above to learn more.

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