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The Star Sitdown | Episode #25 – Chizobam “Chiz” Iheme (TXST ASA President)

The Star Sitdown | Episode #25 - Chizobam Chiz Iheme (TXST ASA President)

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://www.instagram.com/smhchiz/
TXST ASA:

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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