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1 example:

Moreover, is it any wonder that today so many African-Americans struggle to academically keep up with their white and Asian peers, when their own ancestors were systematically forbidden from pursuing such elevated and elevating pursuits?
(Forbes - Education, )

Sentences with the noun African-Americans

16 examples:

The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery.
(Charles Rangel)

The history is more than an ugly stereotype of African-Americans.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Cancer mortality remains significantly elevated among African-Americans.
(Science Daily - News, )

His trial played out amid broader questions about how the police interact with African-Americans.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Ebony magazine has served as a repository for major events that have happened to African-Americans.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Growing up in the Jim Crow-era South, we saw firsthand the great disparities in health care suffered by African-Americans.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Protests of police killings of African-Americans were already underway in several major U.S. cities, with police ramping up for more.
(NBC News, )

When a black teen said he was wrongly jailed after buying a $350 belt at a Manhattan luxury store, it struck a nerve in African-Americans.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The Confederate flag has become a flashpoint in South Carolina after a young white man walked into a church and shot dead nine African-Americans.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Six-of-10 uninsured African-Americans may be eligible for subsidized health insurance, Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program, officials say.
(UPI - Health News, )

It became a trending on Twitter, as many used the hashtag to rail against what they viewed as some police officers' unjust treatment of African-Americans.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Even some African-Americans here said there was no reason to suspend that business, even after one of the worst racist attacks in recent American history.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The 12-year-old’s death was one of several recent cases that have spurred protests and raised questions about how the police interact with African-Americans.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Police in South Carolina say they are investigating a "hate crime" as they hunt white gunman who opened fire at a historic place of worship for African-Americans.
(Andrew Marszal in The Telegraph - News, )

Ferguson's municipal judge has resigned and the city's court cases are getting moved after the U.S. Justice Department said the court discriminated against African-Americans.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The partnership between the two organizations will award scholarships to USC students and award $25,000 to the best feature film and TV scripts targeted to African-Americans.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Other sentences

52 examples:

Martin Luther King Jr. fought for civil rights for African-Americans by teaching nonviolence.

I'd like to see marriage count again among African-Americans and not just in the society in general.
(Leah Ward Sears)

More African-Americans diagnosed with HIV are living.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

African-Americans need a bigger share of Ferguson’s political pie.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Why African-Americans and the National Rifle Association should be allies.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

African-Americans in Medicare appear to have fallen further behind in medication adherence.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers have studied how whites, Asian-Americans, and African-Americans evaluate diversity.
(Science Daily - News, )

PARC report finds LASD's K-9 unit being deployed too often and targeting African-Americans and Latinos.
(UPI - Odd News, )

By nearly every available economic metric, African-Americans are better off today than earlier generations were.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Banks owned by African-Americans which serve the black community in the US have been closing down at a rapid pace.
(BBC News - Business, )

A new study finds that middle-income African-Americans live in lower-income neighborhoods on average than poor whites.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The researchers suggest that inherent genetic factors in African-Americans may make some tumors resistant to treatments.
(Science Daily - News, )

Among men with prostate cancer, African-Americans experience longer treatment delays after being diagnosed than Caucasians.
(Science Daily - News, )

Azealia Banks has called for African-Americans to receive reparations for slavery – and quoted a figure of $100 trillion.
(The Independent - People, )

African-Americans born at low birth weight are at an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes later in life, a new study has found.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Gun deaths are twice as high among African-Americans as they are among white citizens in the US, finds a study of national data.
(Science Daily - News, )

The two were the last of 10 defendants who have pleaded guilty in racially motivated attacks on African-Americans in Jackson in 2011.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Despite controversies like Ferguson, police are better at stopping African-Americans at random than at halting an epidemic of murder.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

In a new study, results show that African-Americans were 39 times more likely to die of a stroke if they were exposed to an infection.
(Science Daily - News, )

African-Americans, especially women and young adults at lower socioeconomic levels have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
(Science Daily - News, )

African-Americans are twice as likely as white to die from sudden cardiac arrest, and they are younger on average when it happens, too.
(NBC News Health, )

Racism remains "a blight" on society, US President Barack Obama says, after the killing of nine African-Americans in a Charleston church.
(BBC News - World News, )

Young women and African-Americans are among the groups benefiting less from rising payrolls, lower unemployment and a buoyed stock market.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

In New York, Boston and Washington, crowds massed to call attention to the killings of unarmed African-Americans by white police officers.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

In unscheduled and unusually personal remarks, President Obama tried to explain why African-Americans were upset about last week's verdict.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Virtual communities have sprung up catering to African-Americans, mainly women, who rarely find themselves the target of tourism companies.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Jet magazine, a six-decade-old magazine aimed at young African-Americans, has said it will stop publishing in print and become a digital app.
(BBC News - World News, )

The online store joined other national retailers that have banned the symbol following the killings of nine African-Americans in South Carolina.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation's capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African-Americans on minor drug charges.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Former 'Young and the Restless' star Victoria Rowell claims she was refused reemployment after advocating for more African-Americans in soap operas.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

Virtual communities have sprung up catering to African-Americans travelers, mainly women, who rarely find themselves the target of tourism companies.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Two women have pleaded guilty in connection with a series of attacks on African-Americans in Mississippi that included running over and killing a man.
(Fox News - U.S., )

U.S. adults age 65 and older in the South of all races and African-Americans in the entire country live shorter and sicker lives, health officials say.
(UPI - Health News, )

African-Americans are 45 percent more likely than whites to switch from owning their homes to renting them, A new study from American sociologists finds.
(Science Daily - News, )

African-Americans die at nearly twice their proportion of the U.S. population from generator-related carbon monoxide poisonings, a government agency says.
(UPI - Health News, )

Through churches, social media and the relatives of the nine African-Americans who were killed in Charleston, S.C., a campaign converted or tamed opponents.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

ESPN reporter Stephen A. Smith suggested all African-Americans vote Republican in at least one election to prove no party can claim to own their demographic.
(UPI - Sports News, )

A federal judge has ordered Bank of America to pay back wages to 1,147 African-Americans who were turned down for jobs at the bank's Charlotte, N.C., facility.
(UPI - Business News, )

I truly hoped to never write about Donald Sterling, the L.A. Clippers owner who doesn’t seem to want too many African-Americans attending his team’s games.
(Forbes - Business, )

Camille Cosby, Bill Cosby’s wife of nearly 51 years, has spoken out for decades against images of African-Americans as seen on television and in other media.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., were routinely involved in discrimination against African-Americans, an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice found.
(UPI - News, )

Yet for African-Americans during that time, the average has been 11.6 percent while for whites the rate has been 5.1 percent, at times falling as low as 3.1 percent.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Whether it has been blazing a trail for African-Americans in a virtually all-white sport or training by himself with no coach, Davis has always followed his own path.
(NBC Today, )

Hispanics, African-Americans and white Medicare participants all improved medication adherence after Part D, with whites continuing to have the highest adherence rate.
(Science Daily - News, )

Senator Rand Paul broke with fellow Republicans by saying that the focus on stricter voting laws to crack down on fraud alienates African-Americans and hurts the party.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

African-Americans hold only about 5 percent of the offices, and two-thirds of the states that elect prosecutors have none at all, according to the Women Donors Network.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The youngest person in the 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, demanding voting rights for African-Americans says she still has the scars inflicted by police with attack dogs.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The conditions that torment Aboriginal Canadians to this day are no less a disgrace than the dead-end impoundments so many African-Americans find themselves within today.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Alzheimer’s disease may cause different changes in the brain, or pathologies, in African-Americans than in white Americans of European descent, according to a new study.
(Science Daily - News, )

African-Americans spend more time than any other group getting to work and in some cases spend about 15 minutes more a day than whites commuting, according to recent research.
(Science Daily - News, )

Democrats in the closest Senate races in the South are turning to racially charged messages to jolt African-Americans into voting and stop a Republican takeover in Washington.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Jet magazine, the third-largest publication aimed at African-Americans, has joined the list of scores of others that have changed their formats from print to online and mobile.
(The New York Times - Business, )

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