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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Current counseling and mental health-related systems continue to discriminate against Afro-Americans by focusing on pathology rather than goals, although the discrimination occurs in much more subtle forms (SAMHSA, 1999).
There will be at least two other future books in the series following the same format used here: a compact, affordable approach that takes some sixty vintage photos and pairs them with history and essays covering key events and points in Afro-American history.
The Center for African Afro-American Studies at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
Jacobs, "Pan-African Consciousness Among Afro-Americans," Black Studies: Theory, Method and Cultural Perspective, ed.
Several Afro-American writers such as Phyllis Wheatley, Countee Cullen and W.
While the brachial blood pressure was found to be similar in both African-American and white men, the Afro-Americans still scored higher in central blood pressure.
When have Afro-Americans truly had the means of production and distribution over this music-the record companies and distributors?
While many Afro-Americans chose to leave the county to find work in Northern or Western cities, others chose to stay and join a forty-year struggle for the right to make decisions that would influence their lives.
Poetry, novels and other writings of Afro-Americans will be explored as part of ``Afro-American Literature, 1746-1930,'' English 252, offered at 9:30 a.
95): it narrows the focus to whites have have been fascinated with the performances and styles of Afro-Americans over the centuries, and provides chapters of social history and music culture which argues that no form of American music is ethnically pure, but represents variations and changes on the musical competition between blacks and whites in this country.
By Mike Derderian, Star Staff Writer Published in 1965, The Autobiography of Malcolm X not only revealed the emotions of bitterness, anger and passion of an American Muslim-convert, but it echoed the sentiments of all Afro-Americans living under racial discrimination, regardless of their religion.
Afro-Americans triumph in athletics perhaps because possessing superior bodies.
They believed that the authenticity of their own voices depended on their deliberate use of the hitherto non-literary language and idiom of blacks, and argued that they could not exclude from their writings the way Afro-Americans had refashioned English to make it a more expressive language.
In the process, Mixon not only shows how white racism was at the root of the Atlanta riot, but he also demonstrates how racial prejudice pervaded all other issues and was used in a way to rationalize violence against Afro-Americans.
It's astounding to see repeatedly in the left press the contrast between the subtlety and critical confidence with which writers dissect politics in Somalia, Bosnia, Indonesia, and Ukraine, and the total absence of those qualities in discussions of Afro-Americans.