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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 African American Family Commission is a critical tool in furthering our efforts to overcome inequalities in the black community such as access to employment opportunities, healthcare, quality education and a fair justice system.
This article would be remiss if it did not mention the Moynihan Report (1965) which has caused interest and controversy regarding the African American family and society and continues to spur discussion today (Lowry, 2010).
Third, the unique nature and characteristics of the African American family must be respected in school-family-community partnership efforts.
Franklin Frazier's (1939) early study on African American family life was pivotal in the area of Black Family Studies, and he may have inadvertently laid the foundation (Karenga, 2002) for the pathologic/pathogenic school or what Valentine (1968) calls the "pejorative tradition.
This paper uses the term African American family because these experiences were typical of those faced by many persons of African descent in the United States.
Although participants shared common experiences and concerns, the two African American family members in the initial focus groups identified a number of unique concerns not voiced by other group members.
Despite the encouraging findings of Miller (1986) and Alston, McCowan, and Turner (1994), considerable inquiry of African American family competence and adjustment to disability is needed.
Born to a middle-class African American family on the south side of Chicago, Hansberry studied painting in Chicago and abroad before moving to New York City in 1950.
Professor Gates will apply his knowledge and passion for African Heritage towards helping Archives provide the tools and resources needed to explore African American family history, and even trace roots back to Africa.
Growing up in an African American family, Jon Jeter watched the jobs in his Midwestern town vanish--and as a Washington Post journalist, he reported on free-market reforms of the IMF which created a new underclass.
African American family life; ecological and cultural diversity.

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