Thursday, June 07, 2018
The Most Successful Ethnic Group in the U.S. May Surprise You | Fast Forward. The problem is the author confuses an ethnic group when he means the nationality of origin. | OZY
"Nigeria is a land of more than 500 languages and hundreds of ethnic groups, the Hausa being the largest."
"... Today, 29 percent of Nigerian-Americans over the age of 25 hold a graduate degree, compared to 11 percent of the overall U.S. population, according to the Migrations Policy Institute. Among Nigerian-American professionals, 45 percent work in education services, the 2016 American Community Survey found, and many are professors at top universities. Nigerians are entering the medical field in the U.S. at an increased rate, leaving their home country to work in American hospitals, where they can earn more and work in better facilities. A growing number of Nigerian-Americans are becoming entrepreneurs and CEOs, building tech companies in the U.S. to help people back home...."