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African American

also Af·ri·can-A·mer·i·can  (ăf′rĭ-kən-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
n.
A black American of African ancestry.

Af′ri·can-A·mer′i·can adj.
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Noun1.African American - an American whose ancestors were born in AfricaAfrican American - an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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Translations
afroameriški
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(45) Ollie Stewart, "Tan Entertainers Mean Cash in European Clubs, Theatres," Afro American, April 7, 1956.
In addition, the psychoanalytic concept of resistance may hinder counselors working with Afro American youth as they mistake the child's appropriate preliminary mistrust as a refusal on the client's part to truly work in therapy or as indicative of psychic conflict (Corey).
Afro American clients generally are very attuned to subtle racist communicative nuances and other nonverbal messages expressed by the counselor, and these subliminal "vibes" determine whether the client will be treated with respect in a safe environment (Boyd Franklin, 1989).
We've had Robin Greene-Cary from Sibanye in Baltimore; Michele Lewis from Afro American Book Stop in New Orleans; Brother Simba and Brother Yao from Karibu in D.C.; and James Fugate from Esowon in Los Angeles.
"Start with yourself," notes Barbara Dodson Walker, national president of the Afro American Historical Genealogical Society.
On other occasions researchers simply failed to gain the trust of Afro American youths and present their stories in a useful manner.
The big classic swinging jazz orchestras had created a fresh expanded contemporary form for Afro American music.
Today 57 percent of the population of New York City is Afro American, Asian or Latino, Ford said.
It seems that whenever a group of researchers needs funds or a pharmaceutical company decides to promote some free publicity for a drug to alleviate hypertension (high blood pressure), there is at least one sure-fire ploy that is certain to alert the Afro American market.
The Baltimore Afro American, one of the leading Black newspapers of the late nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, attempted to forge a reconnection to Africa and other parts of the Diaspora with the aim that African Americans would begin to identify the similarities in their individual and shared experiences with other Africans.
Ra was so far out because he had the true self-consciousness of the Afro American intellectual artist revolutionary.
Tillman's Beryl Weston's Ambition: The Story of an Afro American Girl's Life (1893) and Clancy Street (1898); and Pauline Hopkins's four novels - Contending Forces (1900), Hagar's Daughter (1901), Winona (1902), and Of One Blood (1903).