African American

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Synonyms for African American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

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Cultural mistrust was originally conceptualized as a general mistrust by Black Americans for White Americans and institutions (Terrell & Terrell, 1981).
In a Vital Signs report published May 5 in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, researchers found that between 1999 and 2015, the death rate for black Americans dropped by 25 percent, narrowing the disparity gap in all-cause mortality rates from 33 percent in 1999 to 16 percent in 2015.
They are a reminder of the reality that black Americans live with every day.
This article will provide proposed forms of restitution that Black Americans must demand in order for them and the rest of American society to move the United States into its next stage of development as a world leader in the "free world.
7 percent were motivated by bias against black Americans.
It is important not to divorce the practices of law enforcement from a broader discrimination against black Americans as old as America itself.
America's lukewarm and halfhearted efforts at the legal and cultural inclusion of black Americans only began after the Civil War so one could argue that not enough time has elapsed.
In recent years, there has been an increase in awareness in the mental health profession of the importance of the Black church in the lives of many Black Americans (Adkison-Bradley, Johnson, Sanders, Duncan, & Holcomb-McCoy, 2005; Boyd-Franklin, 2003; Cook & Wiley, 2000).
Looking at the chart above, one can see that most Black Americans in New York State are at 37.
The Adventures of Sasha and Malia at the White House" is a creative children's book about the history of Black Americans from slavery to emancipation to the election of our first Black President, Barack Obama, in November of 2008.
Through them as well as through writings associated with them, Fortune advocated against racial discrimination, racial segregation, and racial violence aimed at black Americans.
Although the speech was immediately lauded by White and Black Americans, it would later come to represent a divide between those who believed that Black Americans should fight more forcefully for political rights and those who favored Washington's belief that Black Americans should focus on improving their economic status and moral position.
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Mayo Clinic researchers have found that the incidence of a rare and deadly tumour called primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is two times higher in black Americans than their white counterparts.
Black liberals and leftists repeatedly assert that race is a socially constructed fiction, but then trump the liberatory possibilities of this insight by invoking the ubiquitous Althusserian (and literal) policeman, a ceaselessly hailing figure who essentially reinstates "a metaphysics of difference in which Black Americans are refigured as animated objects, noble victims, the vaguely discernible subaltern, the never fully articulate other" (148).
Manufacturing African American Self-Employment: In the Detroit Metropolitan" follows five self-employed black Americans and examines their stories to find was to encourage prosperity in a city where so many turn to crime.
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