Afro-American


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Synonyms for Afro-American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry

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Afro-American Parents Educational Center, which specializes in preschool and child care services, signed a five-year lease for 5,000 s/f.
Founded in 1892, the Afro-American was in the forefront of Black foreign correspondence, reporting on the slave trade in Liberia during the late 1920s, dispatching its managing editor, William Jones, to report on Africa and the Diaspora, as well as the League of Nations, during the 1930s.
Charles Wash, executive director of the National Afro-American Museum.
Guide for the Teacher Using Voices from the Black Experience: African and Afro-American Literature.
His commitment to the serious academic study of the Afro-American experience was to be seen in his development of courses in that area offered by the history department.
I will also indicate that there are interesting parallels between the oral historian or griot in African societies and some contemporary Afro-American writers such as Ralph Ellison.
Essentially, the media are deploying this Afro-American culture in distracting and deflecting viewers from any critical examination of the issues on the ground-worldwide.
As the need for sharecroppers declined, it became more difficult for Afro-American to find jobs in the county.
In addition, university transfer courses on the Vietnam War, Afro-American literature and tutoring also have openings.
In New Orleans, Community Book Center and both locations of the Afro-American Book Stop had major damage.
The mission, the moment, and the lady met at the precise time in order for her symbolism to have the power that it generated for the rest of us," says Russell Adams, chairman of the department of Afro-American studies at Howard University.
Blues lyrics are a unique form of Afro-American poetry, a means of communication of feelings, and hold many insights.
Blake is concerned primarily with the ahistorical disconnection and ideologically problematic and exploitative appropriation of things African and Afro-American by Europeans.
Many Afro-American children are considered to be "at-risk" due to a variety of social and economical factors.
In explaining what Afro-American jazz meant to many in France, Jackson writes: "At the same time, jazz was une musique negre whose immediate origins were African American, hut whose ultimate roots French writers generally traced to the jungles of Africa.