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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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Blake, making excellent use of both printed and archival sources, illustrates for us the introduction of Afro-American music and dance in the closing decades of the nineteenth century through its Jazz Age pre-eminence in the 1920s to its decline in the 1930s.
Of course, this is not to suggest that all Afro-American children are "at-risk" or that suggested counseling interventions for Afro-American youth should be uniformly applied.
Which provides the better role model for a woman, an Afro-American, or a Hispanic-American, Twain or some author selected, not for the quality of the work, but to be "fair" to that author to meet a gender, racial, or national-origin quota?
Murchison's more substantial essay, "'Dean of Afro-American Composers' or 'Harlem Renaissance Man': The New Negro and the Musical Poetics of William Grant Still," examines Still's relationship to the Harlem Renaissance, especially Alain Locke and The New Negro (1925).
that place of enduring significance in Afro-American literature and
Oliver joined the Afro-American group in 1935, after graduating from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind.
Frederickson, The Black Image in the White Mind: The Debate on Afro-American Character and Destiny, 1817-1914 (New York: Harper & Row, 1972).
In the stories presented in Dr Tourigny's study, Afro-American youths talk of choosing HIV/AIDS as a way of escaping their troubles.
Now, with the publication of "The Baltimore Afro-American, 1892-1950," we are provided a much-needed glimpse into an area of the past that has often been swept to the sidelines of journalism history.
More than 1,200 entries in this dictionary range from the Abakwa Society ("Secret society of African extraction based in Cuba") to zydeco music ("a style of country-dance music descended from Cajun, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-American traditions playedpred ominantly in southwest Louisiana and east Texas").
He contends that the solid and effective parish structures firmly in place by the 1930s fueled racism directed against Afro-Americans and hindered the creation of an integrated community even as the Roman Catholic church spoke against discrimination.
While posing as an open-minded lover of America's multifarious Afro-American music tradition, she reveals herself instead as that stuffiest of 20th-century musical nuisances, the jazzbo.