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Sentences with the adjective African-American

49 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, )

Josette Bushell-Mingo on her new musical, about a young African-American girl growing up.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

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, )

A new study shows that African-American children who experience discrimination are at a greater risk of having asthma.
(UPI - Health News, )

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, )

The death of an African-American mother with a famous relative gives Donald Trump another opportunity to disgrace himself.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

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, )

On May 1, she became student government president at American University -- the first African-American woman ever to hold the job.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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, )

Issa Rae's new HBO comedy about a young African-American woman in L.A. runs familiar situations through a highly distinctive voice.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman appointed to the New York Court of Appeals, was found dead in the Hudson River.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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, )

Simone Askew became the first African-American woman to hold the highest student position at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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, )

A group of African-American women whose job at NASA was to do the math pushed for civil rights and made a lasting mark on the U.S. space program.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

It's been 45 years since the nation learned that more than 600 African-American men from rural Alabama were experimented on without their consent.
(NBC News Health, )

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, )

The story of three African-American women who helped put man into space is previewed at Toronto's film festival - and generates an emotional response.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The oldest living member of the original Tuskegee Airmen, the African-American men to fly for the U.S. military, died last weekend at age 101 in Florida.
(UPI - News, )

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, )

Sentences with the noun African-American

2 examples:

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

But the production team were criticised after a role written for an African-American was given to white actor.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Question

1 example:

For the first time, Donald Trump is making a direct pitch to African-American and Hispanic voters, but will it work?
(BBC News - World News, )

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, )

She's the first woman and first African-American in the role.
(NBC News, )

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

He's one of the only African-American conductors in the world.
(NBC News, )

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, )

About an African-American cop who is partnered with a Pakistani cop.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

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, )

He becomes first African-American driver to race at NASCAR's premier level since 2006.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - Sports, )

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, )

The No. 1 overall pick in June may be a first - a right-handed African-American pitcher.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - Sports, )

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

First African-American academy president will not seek re-election to board of governors.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

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, )

New streaming video service Brown Sugar is the online home for '70s African-American films.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Called Code Next, the Google lab will train African-American and Latino computer scientists.
(USA Today - Money, )

A new study indicated that alcohol increases risk of breast cancer in African-American women.
(Tech Times - Health, )

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

African-American and poor children in the United States suffer disproportionately from asthma.
(Science Daily - News, )

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, )

Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States and the first African-American president.
(NBC News, )

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

About four of five African-American smokers smoke menthol cigarettes, according to federal surveys.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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

A portrait of five men, circa 1908, from the Loewentheil Collection of African-American Photographs.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Previous studies conducted on the subject did not involve women from the African-American ethnicity.
(Tech Times - Health, )

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, )

This affectionate documentary profiles the life and career of Disney's first African-American animator.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

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, )

The sister of prominent African-American journalist and publisher George Curry says her brother has died.
(Fox News - U.S., )

This has been an extraordinary year for assessing the cultural impact of African-American sports figures.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

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

Jonathan Olshefski's doc 'Quest' follows a struggling African-American family over the course of 10 years.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

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, )

The highest-ranking African-American woman in the U.S. Air Force decided that prejudice wouldn't limit her.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - National, )

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, )

US President Barack Obama opens a new museum about the African-American history and culture in Washington DC.
(BBC News - World News, )

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

A surge of interest in the late African-American architect means top dollar for his Southern California homes.
(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, )

Joseph is just the 18th African-American head coach in the NFL’s 96-year history, not counting interim hires.
(The Denver Post - Sports, )

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 National Museum of African-American History and Culture will be opened by President Barack Obama on Saturday.
(BBC News - Entertainment & 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, )

WASHINGTON – A group of black pastors Monday criticized African-American opponents of attorney general nominee Sen.
(Medill News Service in USA Today - National, )

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, )

Eight years ago, Barack Obama, America's first African-American President, was elected on a vision of hope and change.
(CNN - World News, )

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

To celebrate Black History Month, our #TBT series will highlight several African-American politicians who made history.
(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, )

A demolition zone in the Hill District in Pittsburgh in 1957, in an area of historically African-American neighborhoods.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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

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