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Because the heart a while, Africans have lived in Germany as slaves and students, visitor employees and refugees. After Germany grew to become a unified kingdom in 1871, it obtained a number of African colonies yet misplaced them after global struggle I. young children born of German moms and African fathers in the course of the French profession of Germany have been persecuted by means of the Nazis. After global warfare II, many kids have been born to African American GIs stationed in Germany and German moms. this present day there are 500,000 Afro-Germans in Germany out of a inhabitants of eighty million. however, German society nonetheless sees them as ""foreigners,"" assuming they're both African or African American yet by no means German. in recent times, the topic of Afro-Germans has captured the curiosity of students around the humanities for numerous purposes. taking a look at Afro-Germans permits us to determine one other measurement of the 19th- and early twentieth-century principles of race that resulted in the Holocaust. in addition, the adventure of Afro-Germans offers perception into modern Germany's transformation, prepared or no longer, right into a multicultural society. the quantity breaks new flooring now not onlyby addressing the subject of Afro-Germans but in addition by way of combining students from many disciplines.

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