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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
- African-americans a.k.a. African Americans is a website category.
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The Cause of Cosmopolitanism (2010)
Dispositions, Models, Transformations by Patrick O'Donovan, Laura Rascaroli
NIAMH DOHENY Cosmopolitan Belonging and African- American Identity in the 1920s and 1930s: The Films of Oscar Micheaux To discuss cosmopolitanism in relation to African-Americans is a complex task, beset with many difficulties that ...
by Faustine Childress Jones-Wilson
African-Americans have had a longstanding commitment to education that predates the Civil War. Many underground educational activities were undertaken by slaves, despite the laws against teaching slaves to read enacted in most southern ...
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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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