African-American


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Synonyms for African-American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry

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Public Health Service allowed a group of African-American men to go without any treatment for their syphilis from 1932 to 1972, while the men believed they were receiving care in a research study.
As the city has been making its transition from assembly-line manufacturing to the more lucrative and fast-growing spheres of biomedical research and computer software, those like Scott are concerned that too much immigration will come at the expense of educating and training the next generation of African-American computer programmers and biomedical engineers.
The early African-American Marine recruits were galvanized and unified after a misinterpreted comment by a Camp Lejeune commander who said that when he returned from overseas and found "you people wearing our uniform," he knew there was a war on.
While African-American vegetarians in some of these studies tended to have higher blood pressure than whites, they still had a lower prevalence of hypertension and lower average blood pressure than did African-American non-vegetarians.
We don't know why it is so high in this particular area; it's way out of the realm of what we would have expected,'' said McKinley Kemp, director of the Black Infant Health Program of the Antelope Valley, a 3-year-old program based in Littlerock that provides support services for pregnant African-American women.
African-American freedwomen residing in New York City worked to support themselves and their families.
In fact, Bush's White House seems especially focused on using the larger endeavor as part of an aggressive outreach effort to African-American voters in competitive political states and districts.
This is something new within the African-American community.
AlabamaNorth: African-American Migrants, Community and Working-Class Activism in Cleveland, 1915-45.
There are mounds of research and scholarship (Adger, Christian, and Taylor, 1999) on African-American Language, known in the populace as Ebonics, and its place instructionally in the classroom, yet it remains largely untouched, misunderstood, and ignored.
Despite these gains, African-American representation among CPAs remains below 1%.
He said that the reason there are not more African-American golfers playing at the highest level in the sport is because blacks have "different muscles that react in different ways.
This new Packaged Facts report provides an in-depth analysis of the attitudes and behavior of African-American consumers.
The African-American Archive: The History of the Black Experience Through Documents, edited by Kai Wright (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
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