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Synonyms for African American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

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To make the BE Best Companies for Diversity list, a company must demonstrate significant representation of African Americans and other ethnic minorities in four key areas: corporate procurement, corporate boards, senior management, and total workforce.
In the former movie, Gabbard insists that almost all of the white American or English jazz musicians, including the protagonist, Dickie Greenleaf, play in styles closely associated with African Americans.
Massey & Denton (1993) provided a comprehensive analysis of the increasing hypersegregration of African Americans and the historical forces behind this phenomenon.
African American romance readers have steadily become one of the genre's fastest-growing segments since the July 1994 start of the Arabesque line by Walter Zacharias and Monica Harris of Kensington Publishing with the increase of stories for black women about women who looked like them.
This study examined the frequency of motivational and cognitive self-regulatory behaviors, valuation, and achievement levels of 131 African American males and 154 African American females who attended high school in a large urban school district.
Upset over what they considered insensitive coverage of minority issues, a group of mostly African American students staged a sit-in, grabbing national headlines.
Harley and Milton have edited this text, which sheds new light on contemporary issues pertinent to the promotion of positive mental health of African Americans in a variety of contexts with pragmatic applications for counselors and other mental health professionals.
As the black population gradually increased during the late 19th and early 20th century, African Americans endured racial as well as class barriers to their occupational, housing, and social mobility.
Last year, Scott was among the few African Americans who attended a series of three panels on how immigrants have--and can--influence economic development in Cleveland.
Moreover, D'Andrea (1999), a White American counselor educator, explained in his narrative on White racism that the process of reflecting on his own racist attitudes concerning African Americans was an important step in his understanding the impact of racism on the lives of African Americans.
Now, back up to 11 percent, unemployment among African Americans runs at twice the rate of whites.
Although death rates from cardiovascular disease have dropped in the general population over the past 30 years, they've remained fairly steady among African Americans, particularly African-American women.
Although their numbers were always small, African Americans have been a part of the social environment of western New York from the revolutionary period onward.
Twenty fourth Amendment bans poll taxes, a fee paid by voters in federal elections which effectively disenfranchised African Americans.
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