African American

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Synonyms for African American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

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African American women's popular culture in the decades following the Civil War remains something of a mystery to scholars, a premise that underlies Noliwe M.
A similar and ongoing controversy has prevailed in the historical and public policy literatures on the African American family described later in this paper (for excellent reviews see Dodson, 1997, and Sarkisian & Gerstel, 2005).
Harlequins single-title fiction offerings "will feature novels written by and about real African American women dealing with relationships and careers, while facing life's everyday challenges," says Senior Editor Mavis Allen, who will head the line.
Ultimately, the challenge faced by those who educate African American males of all socioeconomic groups is to convince them to exhibit the attitudes and behaviors that contribute to achievement.
It also sowed the seeds for the establishment in 2002 of a new academic program: African American and Black Diaspora Studies.
My only major point of contention in this book lies within Harley's (2005) statement that "Islamic communions represent a growing presence in the United States and must be included in any discussion of faith communities that affect the African American community.
Despite the Jewish community's effort to combat class, ethnic, and racial in-equality, it failed to fully embrace its growing African American and Latino communities.
Don Scott is a self-described pragmatist and a retired African American born and raised in Cleveland.
Yet, in urban schools, African American parents often are uninvolved (Gardner & Miranda, 2001; Troutman, 2001).
He hoped that an African American history commemoration would help build an educational foundation for the work of racial justice and restitution the nation so achingly required.
Genealogies of African American Families in South Western New York State, 1830-1955.
The aim of T this study was to investigated how cooperative learning promoted the academic success of elementary African American males in grades 3 through 6 in a rural school in Mississippi This study presents viewpoints based on these students' perception of what influenced academic achievement.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people who identify themselves as African American make up approximately 12 percent of the American population.
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