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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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African-Americans as a whole are very spiritual people," said lane Burton-Whitaker, who started an African-American support group in Alameda, California.
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Generally, factors in the high African-American infant mortality rate include not getting prenatal care early in the first trimester, premature birth, low birth weight, lack of transportation to get to medical appointments and no child care, Kemp said.
In 1850, 9% of African-American households contained one or more children not biologically related to the family.
But the assessment of Harvard sociology professor Orlando Patterson seems apt: African-American women are now "poised to assume leadership in almost all areas of the Afro-American community and to outperform Afro-American men at middle-and upper-class levels of the wider society and economy?
This perspective not only brings workers and women to the fore, but also helps establish Cleveland' s African-American migrants as actors making deliberate choices to better their own lives rather than as merely objects acted upon by the push-pull factors so often discussed in relation to migration.
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In 1950, for example, there were 25 African-American CPAs in the country, fewer than one per 2,000 members of the profession.

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