African American

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Synonyms for African American

an American whose ancestors were born in Africa

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Not only do we need more of our fellow black and brown Americans to stand with us but also with people of other races.
Professor Rorty saw this coming and predicted that, "the gains made in the past 40 years by black and brown Americans, and by homosexuals, will be wiped out...
This is a way to say that brown Americans are Americans, too."
There is a yearning among Filipinos to discover who they are as people, knowing full well that they are not "little brown Americans." President Duterte's constant harangues against the US colonizer was not so much an anti-American rant as it was a clarion call for Filipinos to discover their true self.