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Examples of African American


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When Barack Obama made history as the first African American president, a dichotomy was born: Would Obama showcase his black heritage too much?
(Los Angeles Times - Religion, )

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45 examples:

He's an African American.

She's an African American.

I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist.
(Nat King Cole)

Hollywood needs to recognise all shades of African American beauty.
(Gabrielle Union)

To be a slaveholder meant one had to regard the African American as inferior in every way.
(Stephen Ambrose)

Without Social Security, poverty rates for African American seniors would more than double.
(Chaka Fattah)

Diabetes occurs at twice the rate in the African American community as it does in white Americans.
(Xavier Becerra)

Andre Ward has an African American mother.
(Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

Only 3% of all women in tech are African American.
(CNN - Technology, )

Parsing Washington’s new African American museum.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

He will be the first African American to lead the department.
(NBC News, )

He is first African American to be a top-five pick in NHL draft.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Jones is first African American to be a top-five pick in NHL draft.
(USA Today - NHL, )

Arthur Ashe was the first African American to win a tennis grand slam.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Bernie Sanders' authenticity to African American activism on Thursday.
(NBC News, )

Yaphet Kotto was the first African American to play a major Bond baddie.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

In 1975, Frank Robinson became the game's first African American manager.
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Dandridge was the first African American woman nominated for lead actress.
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

The first African American to hold the job, he will succeed Bruce Rosenblum.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Economist Roger Ferguson is the first African American to serve on the board.
(USA Today - Tech, )

He looks African American and he knows society views him as African American.
(Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

The financial picture is bleak for African American and Latino cultural organizations.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Ayesha McGowan hopes to be the first African American professional female road cyclist.
(BBC Sport - Cycling, )

Alex Roetter responds criticism by an African American engineer who has left the company.
(USA Today - Tech, )

National Museum of African American History and Culture will include women's accusations.
(USA Today - National, )

Two percent of Silicon Valley workers are African American and three percent are Hispanic.
(Forbes - Education, )

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opens on Sept. 24.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Racism and discrimination may accelerate aging in African American men, new research shows.
(Forbes - Business, )

African American representation in the tech work force at Intel as a percentage was unchanged.
(USA Today - Tech, )

In all, Facebook hired 36 African American employees even as it added a total of 1,216 employees.
(USA Today - Tech, )

African American men, women and children, who took part in The Great Migration in Chicago in 1918.
(The New York Times - Science, )

The two African American women arrived separately at Stanley Drug Co., both searching for guidance.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

My husband and I are African American parents, and we have enrolled our son in Brentwood this fall.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The protests come in the wake of a police-involved shooting that left an African American man, dead.
(USA Today - National, )

The actress-singer will be the first African American to portray the title character in the stage show.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

The F. Gary Gray-helmed film is also the highest-grossing movie from an African American director ever.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Box Office, )

In 1976, Chicago provided vouchers to African American families to move into predominantly white suburbs.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Shonda Rhimes, an African American writer-producer, is one of the most powerful people in the TV business.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The year has seen a number of solo exhibitions by African American artists at major museums in Los Angeles.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Hillary Clinton traversed the middle-class Jamaica area of Queens to visit three African American churches.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Seven percent of never-smoking older African American women and 5.2 percent of White older women have COPD.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

On public display for the first time, "Black Dolls" is a snapshot of African American life from an era past.
(Tre'vell Anderson in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

The study reviews the mental health issues among the rapidly growing African American older adult population.
(Science Daily - News, )

The smaller story, which is arguably more distinctive, examines an African American family's internal warfare.
(Betsy Sharkey in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The African American Film Critics Assn. on Monday announced the winners of its 2014 Special Achievement Awards.
(Susan King in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

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