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2 examples:

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, )

A steady stream of Vista Equity Partners-owned companies have made their way to Denver in the past two years, including recent acquisitions Vertafore, Marketo and Xactly -- by adding at least 600 employees to the city limits in 2017. Could it be linked to Vista founder, Robert Smith, a Denver native and the second wealthiest African American?
(The Denver Post - Business, )

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43 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, )

The California African American Museum is teeming with ghosts.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment 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 National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

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 LA Sparks toured the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Sports, )

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, )

'Bachelor' contestant Rachel Lindsay will be first African American to headline franchise.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

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

Williams, who died at 85 in 1980, is the first African American architect to win the award.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

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

This week: A play about an African American actor playing Othello is the thing at the Old Globe.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

There is a particular need for bone marrow donations from people of African American background.
(Elaine Schattner, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/elaineschattner/ in Forbes - Business, )

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 African American suspect was motivated by a hatred for white people, say police in California.
(BBC News - World News, )

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, )

He’s a white “culture vulture,” as he put it, cynically appropriating African American culture.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

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