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- African Americans a.k.a. African American: African Americans, also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans, is an ethnic group of citizens or residents of the United States with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa. The term may also be used to include only those individuals who are descended from African slaves. As a compound adjective, the term is usually hyphenated as African-American.
- also known as Black American, Afro-American, Black, Africian-American
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Understanding and Addressing the Epidemic by Donna Hubbard McCree, Kenneth Terrill Jones, MSW, Ann O'Leary, PhD
The authors assert that understanding the social and economic realities faced by African Americans is a necessary requisite to effectively address this epidemic. This chapter reviews definitions of racism *The findings and conclusions in this ...
by Gerald D. Jaynes
Before the twentieth century, gambling was a common form of entertainment in many communities across America, among African Americans as well as other groups. Although often opposed because it ran counter to religious beliefs or ideals ...
by Richard T. Schaefer
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Volume 5: Language by Michael Montgomery, Ellen Johnson
Some, especially middle-class African Americans, do not use the set of features ( especially the grammatical features) normally associated withaaveat all, while others use them to varying degrees and with varying frequencies. Nevertheless ...
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African Americans make up about 13 percent of the U.S. population but comprise 32 percent of patients treated for kidney failure, giving them a kidney failure rate that is 4.2 times greater than that of white Americans. (Xavier Becerra)
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