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African American

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

Multiculture A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. See Race.
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Says Brooks: "The strategy is to continue to focus on the identification of the senior African Americans in [the top 500 publicly traded] companies, to continue building an effective pipeline of young African Americans who can move to senior positions in corporate America, to ensure we minimize the likelihood of any derailments, and to begin to focus aggressively on wealth accumulation."
Biesada, for example, says his group has been drawing a larger number of African Americans to its events this year-as a response to the immigration marches that demanded benefits and better wages he said African Americans should have.
Numerous African American families have struggled for generations with persistent poverty, especially in the inner city.
Harlequins single-title fiction offerings "will feature novels written by and about real African American women dealing with relationships and careers, while facing life's everyday challenges," says Senior Editor Mavis Allen, who will head the line.
Ultimately, the challenge faced by those who educate African American males of all socioeconomic groups is to convince them to exhibit the attitudes and behaviors that contribute to achievement.
Dillard (2005) states "our aim in this book is to promote positive mental health among African Americans" (p.
Urban renewal not only took its toll on historically Jewish institutions, but displaced large numbers of New York's poor and working class African Americans and Puerto Ricans.
"We're a majority minority community, and there's no question that we're desperately in need of economic development capital for African Americans." Among the next steps were discussions of planning and zoning aspects of the plan.
Yet, in urban schools, African American parents often are uninvolved (Gardner & Miranda, 2001; Troutman, 2001).
On average, African Americans are less likely to have dependable health care than white Americans and more likely to die prematurely from preventable illnesses.
There are numerous reasons for the higher incidence of mortality from cardiovascular disease in African Americans, including economic issues, access to medical care and lifestyle issues, genetic differences also play a role, notes Atlanta cardiologist Jayne Middlebrooks, MD, director of cardiology, Health Screen America, and a member of the Association of Black Cardiologists.

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