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Sentences with the adjective African-American

51 examples:

Me 2' star will play a young African-American woman coming of age during the 1980s.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

The director is, yes, the first African-American woman to be tapped for a Golden Globe.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

These are the results from a large ongoing study into the health of African-American women.
(Science Daily - News, )

My African-American son’s appearance affords him the option to check “other” on the race card.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The twenty-year old Ariana was born in Nagasaki to a Japanese mother and an African-American father.
(Forbes - Business, )

The 'Now You See Me 2' star will play a young African-American woman coming of age during the 1980s.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Cooper was forthright in using novels, plays and short stories to explore the African-American woman.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The deceased was Mrs Adams, an African-American woman in her late forties who had died of breast cancer.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Twenty-year-old Simone Manuel is the first African-American woman to medal in an individual swimming event.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

If her nomination is approved, Lynch will become the first African-American woman to serve as U.S attorney general.
(NBC News, )

There is evidence that African-American women with TNBC have worse clinical outcomes than women of European descent.
(Nature Reviews Cancer, )

Actress Keke Palmer takes center stage in her debut as the first African-American woman to play Cinderella in Broadway.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

President Barack Obama has spoken bluntly on the issue in the wake of a group of police killings of African-American men.
(NBC News, )

Two African-American women have joined the writing team of "Saturday Night Live" in New York, the Hollywood Reporter said.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

A bystander took a shaky video as an African-American man in a wheelchair was fatally shot last week by officers in Wilmington.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Simone Manuel of the United States became the first African-American woman to win an individual swimming event at the Olympics.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

Protesters across the nation marched peacefully, decrying police brutality over the killing of two African-American men this week.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Two Toledo, Ohio, men were charged Friday with a federal hate crime for beating an African-American man they passed on the street.
(UPI - News, )

Simone Manuel has become the first African-American woman to win a gold medal in swimming with her win in the 100-meter freestyle.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

The new case at the center of the anthology series centers on an African-American man (Michael Ealy) suspected of killing his wife.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Some violence and damage reported as thousands march to protest the latest death of an African-American man in an encounter with police.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A US police dashcam video is released showing the arrest of an African-American woman who died three days later while in custody in Texas.
(BBC News - World News, )

The mayor requested the review after police officers fatally shot an African-American man on a city street in December, sparking protests.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Meanwhile, Jon Hamm finally took home best actor for 'Mad Men' and Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win best actress.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Nearly 1-in-4 African-American men in the United States will die of heart disease and almost half have high blood pressure, researchers say.
(UPI - Health News, )

Inspired by the memory of her grandmother, Alysia Burton Steele has documented the experiences of 50 African-American women in text and image.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Her portraits, mostly of African-American women, are intimate, fundamental, and personal, but they are also communal, conscious and political.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Protesters gathered at a Michigan police headquarters after a police video showed officers beating an African-American man who ran a stop sign.
(NBC News, )

US officials have denied editing Texas police dashcam footage showing the arrest of an African-American woman who died three days later in custody.
(BBC News - World News, )

New York sketch comedy TV series "Saturday Night Live" will add an African-American woman to the cast as soon as January, the Hollywood Reporter said.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Ava DuVernay didn't take home any hardware at Golden Globes, but she did make history as the first African-American woman nominated for best director.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Simone Manuel said she wasn't thinking about making history when she became the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

A South Carolina university professor says Hannah Bond is the author of "The Bondwoman's Narrative," the first novel written by an African-American woman.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

The police in Milwaukee prepared on Sunday to confront protesters angry over the shooting of an African-American man by a city police officer on Saturday.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Four police officers were killed in downtown Dallas as crowds protested the fatal shootings of two African-American men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Newcomer Anna Rose Holmer's debut is an original reflection on a young African-American girl's path from childhood into the exotic social sphere of adolescence.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

A billboard in Indiana has caused some controversy in the wake of the high-profile police killings and officer-involved shooting deaths of African-American men.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Officials deny a police dashcam video was edited, after a new version of the footage threw the white officer's report of African-American woman's arrest in doubt.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Let’s say an African-American woman shattered barriers to become the first woman of her race to hold one of the most elite positions of American power, Secretary of State.
(Forbes - Business, )

Authorities in North Miami, Florida, on Friday identified the police officer who shot an unarmed African-American man lying in the street with his arms in the air this week.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Moved by the unrest in Baltimore, singer-songwriter Prince has recorded a song critical of the killing of young African-American men, a publicist for the artist said Thursday.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

San Francisco State University said Wednesday it is investigating an incident involving a white male student who was confronted by an African-American woman about his dreadlocks.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The final manager of NASA’s Galileo mission project and a key team player in ESA’s Rosetta team, Alexander was a notable African-American woman in the space exploration field.
(Tech Times - Science, )

She'll be one of the few African-American women to take on the Roxie Hart role in the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, following Michelle Williams and Robin Givens.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

With implications for all children, a new study has found that parenting affects the academic and social performance of African-American boys as they move from preschool to kindergarten.
(Science Daily - News, )

Protestors across the U.S. continued Friday night, as people decried police brutality over the killing of two African-American men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, earlier this week.
(USA Today - National, )

NBC has hired Sasheer Zamata to join "Saturday Night Live," making her the first African-American woman in the show's cast since Maya Rudolph's departure six years ago, a show rep said Monday.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

A research team found signs of accelerated aging in a group of African-American men who reported experiencing high levels of racial discrimination and who had internalized anti-black attitudes.
(Science Daily - News, )

In a study of African-American men, researchers found that boys who grew up in two-parent homes were less likely to have high blood pressure as adults compared to those raised by a single parent.
(Science Daily - News, )

In Tuesday's edition, The New York Times published a correction for an article that ran on January 1853, that told the story of Solomon Northup, a free African-American man sold into slavery.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Hip-hop artist the Game urged gang members from across Southern California on Sunday to stop the violence in the midst of the national focus on the recent police shootings of African-American men.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Sentence with the noun African-American

1 example:

The new Captain America will be an African-American.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

I have an African-American neighbor.

The study found that African-American students were disciplined more often and more harshly than other students.

Much has been made of the fact that an African-American with the name Barack Hussein Obama could be elected President. But my personal story is not so unique.

I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American.
(Larry Bird)

African-American women account for 67 percent of all newly diagnosed female AIDS cases.
(Elijah Cummings)

The African-American experience is one of the most important threads in the American tapestry.
(Bill Frist)

All five men are African-American.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

James Bell becomes the only African-American on Apple's board.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Tech, )

In most cities, the figure is even lower for African-American males.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Cuba has been on many African-American bucket lists for a long time.
(USA Today - World, )

The 1959 play portrayed the struggles of a poor African-American family.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Nearly two-thirds of the participants in the study were African-American.
(Science Daily - News, )

I was the lone African-American female on the staff, and I was in my 20s.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Dungey becomes the first female African-American to run a broadcast network.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

Breast cancer rates for African-American women are rising, two new studies said.
(UPI - Health News, )

Jules Allen has been photographing African-American marching bands for 30 years.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

African-American man starts fundraising petition in response to racist comments.
(BBC News - World News, )

Bell is of African-American origin and will bring diversity to the company's board.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Virginia McLaurin waited all her life to see an African-American in the White House.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Nicole Lyons sets the pace for African-American woman in NASCAR. George Howell reports.
(CNN - Motorsport, )

An African-American entrepreneur on why Silicon Valley needs to shift the conversation.
(USA Today - Money, )

But she's been accused of putting on blackface after pretending to be African-American.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Sandra Arnold has started a national database to find lost African-American cemeteries.
(USA Today - National, )

African-American tech pioneer talks about diversity after an illustrious career in field.
(USA Today - Money, )

Moreover, African-American women were less likely to meet the guidelines than white women.
(Science Daily - News, )

Leading the parade: a woman denied the honor 57 years ago because she was African-American.
(Forbes - Business, )

In 1966 Edward Brooke became the first African-American popularly elected to the US Senate.
(The Independent - People, )

Photo is published as city grapples to improve relations in the African-American community.
(USA Today - National, )

Replacement for Paul Lee is first African-American to head big-network entertainment slate.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Bounce TV is aiming to reach African-American viewers through broadcast television, not cable.
(The New York Times - Business, )

The Emmy winner is the Directors Guild's first African-American and first openly gay, president.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Guilds and Labor, )

Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America's most famous neighborhoods.
(Fox News - Travel, )

The Emmy winner is the Directors Guild's first African-American, and first openly gay, president.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Guilds and Labor, )

Those fatal incidents, it was said, epitomised the over-policing of African-American communities.
(The Independent - World News, )

She becomes the first African-American female principal dancer in the company’s 75-year history.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The film follows the first African-American to become a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

He is a Democratic politician from Chicago (a Cook County Commissioner) and African-American to boot.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Misty Copeland is the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

A healthy diet may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women, according to new data.
(Science Daily - News, )

In two key battleground states, Trump is doing as bad as he possibly could with African-American voters.
(NBC News, )

There is "widespread discrimination" on Airbnb against renters with African-American names, a study says.
(NBC News Travel, )

Johnson Publishing sold African-American lifestyle magazines Ebony and Jet to a Texas private equity firm.
(UPI - Business News, )

The company appears to have no African-American or Hispanic leadership at all in the United States in 2015.
(USA Today - Money, )

African-American pedestrians waited longer than whites before drivers yielded, concludes an American study.
(Science Daily - News, )

African-American women are recording increases in breast cancer incidence every year, according to a report.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The iconic folk opera of early 1920s African-American life in Charleston is given a makeover in downtown L.A.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Todman became the senior African-American member of the Foreign Service during his four decades in diplomacy.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Richie has led the W.N.B.A. since May 2011. She was the first African-American to lead a major sports league.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

The GOP is in constant pursuit of the African-American vote and constantly faulted for not pursuing it enough.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Not since Lena Baker, an African-American convicted of murder in Randolph County, has Georgia executed a woman.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The of nine people at a historic African-American church in South Carolina revives memories of Alabama bombing.
(BBC News - World News, )

Arsenio Hall made history in the early '90s as the first national African-American late night TV talk show host.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The actress, who hosts BET’s “Just Keke,” will be the first African-American to play the role on Broadway.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

"People have blind spots," says a Latina teacher to an African-American principal in season 2 of "American Crime.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

There is a strong African-American presence this year, many historical shows and a number of concept exhibitions.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The United States' African-American president and African-American attorney-general are making history, carefully.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

To study the effects, researchers asked African-American and South African volunteers to swap diets for two weeks.
(The New York Times - Science, )

The author and playwright talks about how Jim Crow affected African-American travelers, and how times have changed.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

"Yes, I identify as black or African-American, but I am not a Negro," said a 25-year old teacher from New York City.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

African-American swimmers took the top three finishes in a single event at NCAA Swimming Championships this weekend.
(NBC News, )

Copeland and Brooklyn Mack, two African-American dancers, upended stereotypes in this version of the classic ballet.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Controversial bookmakers Paddy Power have provoked outrage with a 'joke' about the African-American police beatings.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A group recognizing African-American owned media companies filed a $10 billion lawsuit against AT&T Inc. and DirecTV.
(UPI - Business News, )

On July 1967, rioting erupted on 12th Street in the heart of Detroit's predominantly African-American inner city.
(UPI - News, )

Celebrate African-American Coloradans, past and present, at the 27th annual Colorado Black Arts Festival this weekend.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The gunman who killed 9 people at one of the nation's oldest African-American churches was captured, NBC News reports.
(CNBC, )

Not since Lena Baker, an African-American convicted of murder and pardoned decades later, has Georgia executed a woman.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

White Republican Dave Wilson fools African-American voters, gets elected to Houston Community College Board of Trustees.
(UPI - Odd News, )

The actor performs a scene from Lolita Chakrabarti’s drama about the 19th-century African-American actor Ira Aldridge.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

African-American women frequently present with biologically less favorable subtypes of breast cancer, a study has shown.
(Science Daily - News, )

The National Association of African-American Owned Media alleges that Sharpton and other advocates have been bought off.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

African and African-American volunteers swapped diets for two weeks and saw changes in their level of colon cancer risk.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Researchers looked at how prices, parents and peers affect fruit and vegetable consumption among African-American youths.
(Science Daily - News, )

Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children, including African-American boys, according to a study.
(Science Daily - News, )

In terms of race, the presence of both parents is an especially strong protective factor for African-American adolescents.
(Science Daily - News, )

Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for referring to African-American and black actors as "colored" in a recent interview.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

On Tuesday the ballet dancer and author became the first African-American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

Leslie Miley, an African-American engineer who held a leadership role, questions social network's commitment to diversity.
(CNET News, )

The festival's 2013 motif is "African-American Style," saluting the community's creative contributions to American culture.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Pop star and actress Mariah Carey, who is Irish- and African-American, says she was spat on as a youth because of her race.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

The Los Angeles police union Monday selected Jerretta Sandoz as the first African-American director in its 90-year history.
(UPI - News, )

Officials in St Louis are offering $2,000 for information regarding a number of fires set to six African-American churches.
(Justin Carissimo in The Independent - World News, )

The African-American church in which nine parishioners were shot dead in South Carolina is to reopen for services on Sunday.
(BBC News - World News, )

Misty Copeland will become the first African-American dancer to portray Odette/Odile in "Swan Lake" for the Washington Ballet.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

A liberal Republican from Massachusetts, Mr. Brooke in 1966 became the first African-American popularly elected to the Senate.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Goldwater destroyed GOP relations with African-American voters, and Trump is poised to destroy relations with Hispanic voters.
(Forbes - Business, )

Drawing overwhelming support from African-American voters, Mrs. Clinton won her first resounding victory of the 2016 campaign.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Her mention of the role played by African-American slaves in building the White House drew backlash from conservative critics.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The findings support prior research that has looked at the biologic characteristics of breast cancer in African-American women.
(Science Daily - News, )

Social class may play a significant role in how likely middle-aged African-American or Asian woman are to suffer bone fractures.
(Science Daily - News, )

Dusty Baker thinks the Washington Nationals need more speed, so he wants more African-American and Latino players on the roster.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

African-American women are prone to hair loss, and new data illustrates the scope of this problem, which often goes undiagnosed.
(Science Daily - News, )

The Civil Rights Data Collection survey shows how much African-American and Latino students still lag in terms of opportunities.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

An anonymous letter bitterly insulting African-American officers was recently found in mailboxes at a Connecticut police station.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Between 2000 and 2010, overall mortality from cancer decreased faster among African-American women and men than among Caucasians.
(Science Daily - News, )

According to two new studies, obesity increases the risk for breast cancer in post-menopausal Hispanic and African-American women.
(Fox News - Health, )

Prayers are held in South Carolina and across the US after the killing of nine people at an African-American church in Charleston.
(BBC News - World News, )

The actors union's national executive director will be named Attorney of the Year by a preeminent African-American bar association.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Guilds and Labor, )

Among large, fast-growing cities, Austin is the only one with a shrinking African-American population, according to a recent study.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

A federal judge rejected an effort to block a state law that opponents said will disproportionately hinder African-American voters.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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