African American

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Synonyms for African American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

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Counseling supervisors should assist school counselors working with Afro American youth to avoid perpetuating these stressors and to combat common errors made in counseling minority status clients, such as expecting cooperation from the client as proof of counselor competence, bombarding the client with too many questions early on in the process, and hiding behind the professional role of therapist--practices that hinder the development of rapport (Hunt, 1987).
Euro-American counselors, in an effort to avoid confrontation with Afro-American clients, also might unquestioningly comply with the rhetoric of "Afro-American power," adopt a subservient role in the relationship, speak ebonies or use "black slang" to connect with the client, or show too much admiration for the ability of Afro Americans to "work the system" (Boyd-Franklin).
If you're looking for a national genealogical organization, consult any one of the 23 chapters of the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society (202-234-5350 or log on to
The scatting (which Louis raised earlier!) and the Bop talk that Diz brought - both were attempts to put the instrumental language back into vocal language, and that unknown language of the black unconsciousness was and is "African" or Afro American.
What Jelly Roll alluded to as "The Latin tinge" Diz brought all the way into full sight, bringing both the Latino and English Caribbean into focus in Afro American music.
Years later Diz came back from Brazil with what the commercial people tagged Bossa Nova, again linking the Brazilian Samba with Afro American jazz.
Hence, the primary objective of this paper is to use the case of the Baltimore Afro American and its coverage of global issues that affected Blacks within the United States and in three Diaspora communities, and to examine the relationship and coverage of Pan African issues by the Black press.
The reactions of these leaders were sometimes supported by the Afro American and other times disregarded as disparate.
For the Afro American newspaper the image of Africa and America appeared on its masthead.
The Baltimore Afro American printed articles by many of these scholars including, Logan, Woodson, and DuBois.
The Afro American employed several tactics to call African American attention toward the global African community.
In the case of Haiti, the Afro American's coverage began weeks prior to the U.S.
Bold headlines like Slavery in Liberia appeared in the Afro American during its early coverage of Liberia.
You could characterize one aspect of his music as African, as Indian, Latino, Caribbean, but it was all that as Afro American jazz.
Ra held court in front of a spectacular spread of classic Afro American cuisine Amina had prepared.