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Synonyms for Afro-American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry

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DESPITE the preference of many white music critics for orchestra jazz musicians such as "King of Jazz" Paul Whiteman, Rogers believed that Afro-Americans, who invented jazz, played it best.
Covering sixty years of combat, this work demonstrates how the Afro-American resistance against segregation in Florida was continuous over time, although its effectiveness could vary from region to region.
During the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement of the 60s, several Afro-American artists advocated the notion that Africa was an invaluable source of personal and artistic inspiration.
In far too many quarters, identifying with progressive politics is perfectly compatible with reliance on racial shorthand and, therefore, with the disposition to view Afro-American life as simultaneously opaque to those outside it (thus the need for black interpreters and line-bearers) and smoothly organic (with exceptions made for the odd, inauthentic "sellout" leaders).
In consequence, McBride argues, community health organizations, and elastic family and personal relationships remain the most effective support systems for Afro-Americans as they confront the latest epidemic, AIDS.
While speaking earlier, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora, Abike Debiri-Erewa explained that the group of Afro-Americans was in Nigeria to re-engage the country because of the group's belief that only Africans could develop the continent.
Its goal was to promote a reflection by Afro-Americans on the political cultural, economic, and religious obstacles and barriers imposed by settlers, and still in force against Afro-Americans.
The NBI insider said that Veloso's recruiter named a live-in partner of an Afro-American national as her contact in Manila.
There will be at least two other future books in the series following the same format used here: a compact, affordable approach that takes some sixty vintage photos and pairs them with history and essays covering key events and points in Afro-American history.
Afro-Americans in New York Life and History welcomes the submission of original research examining the Afro-Americans in New York State.
Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Literature by Afro-Americans. Urbana, Ill: National Council of Teachers of English, Educational Resources Information Center, Clearinghouse on the Teaching of English, 1971.
(1) Jacobs's article entitled, "Pan-African Consciousness Among Afro-Americans" defined Pan-Africanism as the idea or belief that all people of African descent, no matter where they are located, have a common destiny and history and should work together for the liberation and improvement of Black people everywhere.
Native Americans and Afro-Americans had similar self-esteem levels throughout young adulthood and middle age.
In The Color Purple, Alice Walker continues to emphasize the differences between African and Western religions as she had done in "Diary of an African Nun." However, the novel is a major text which recapitulates a segment of African history and offers an optimistic portrayal of the relationship between Africans and Afro-Americans. Nettie propagates the neo-Fanonist ideology of the need to unify all peoples of African descent.
The researchers say that this finding is indicative of early Hypertension among Afro-Americans.