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African American

An American citizen with origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.

African American

Multiculture A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. See Race.

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The UCSF study found that "opticospinal" MS, in which symptoms affect the optic nerve and spinal cord, and attacks of "acute transverse myelitis," in which the spinal cord stops transmitting nerve impulses, resulting in paralysis, were seen more frequently in African-Americans than in others.
It is a challenge if that's the approach you use," says Williams, who admits that though internationalization is poised to directly help African-American entrepreneurs, the same isn't certain for poor people.
The Marine Corps was an all-white military service when it was reestablished in 1798 and stayed that way until June 1, 1942, when Navy Secretary Frank Knox, bowing to the will of President Franklin Roosevelt, ordered that 1,000 African-Americans be enlisted in the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard each month.
Results of these studies do suggest that African-Americans benefit from vegetarian diets.
Among African-Americans, the rate has gone from 11 in 1999, to 19 in 2000, 28.
African-American Wedding Readings (E P Dutton, January 1998, ASIN 0-525-94403-6), edited by Tamara Nikuradse, is filled with heartfelt passages perfect for any wedding ceremony.
The median annual income of $25,500 in Arkansas is below the national norm and African-Americans are overrepresented in poverty figures for the state (U.
The percentage of African-Americans and Hispanics at upper levels is markedly low (exhibit 3, page 77): African-Americans constitute 2.
Untreated hypertension kills approximately 60,000 more African-Americans than white Americans do each year.
Jeffrey Bolster's personal seafaring experience lends vibrance to his gorgeously detailed account Black Jacks: African-American Seamen in the Age of Sail.
One could argue that Nicklaus is still right: one black star or only a few black stars (if the few black professional golfers are included) does not mean that African-Americans have the correct muscle coordination for the sport.

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