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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
Translations
afroameriški
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The author is a professor emeriti in the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan.
(17) The pages of Wells' text enumerated "The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World's Columbian Exposition." She outlined the willful erasure of the "progress of the AfroAmerican since emancipation." She documented the Jim Crow playbook through which black people were first isolated from necessary social supports through "class legislation," second blamed for the abuse they survived through a perverse moral reasoning, and third criminalized for this survival through the convict lease system and the "lynch law." (18) Twenty thousand copies were made available for distribution in the last three months of the fair.
Today, close to one-quarter of all forests in Latin America are found within indigenous-controlled lands, and more are located within the territories of distinct Afroamerican peoples, community associations, and biosphere reserves that recognize local resource rights (Blackman et al.
-Resolution on the AfroAmerican National Question-and a critique of the white chauvinism of the U.S.
Q: Thinking about ethnic politics, one thinks perhaps of your job as an intersection point of foreign policy and domestic constituencies such as the Greek lobby, the Jewish American lobby, the AfroAmerican group, etc.
See The Natural Look: New Mode for Negro Woman?, BALTIMORE AFROAmerican, June 18, 1966, at N9 ("A new concept in beauty becoming more popular, especially among the younger set, is the wearing of hair in its natural state ...
I was also teaching Baldwin in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.
Tiya Miles is a professor at the University of Michigan in the departments of History, American Culture, Afroamerican and African Studies, Women's Studies, and the Native-American Studies program.
I felt for the first time the spiritual relaxation any AfroAmerican feels on reaching Africa...
Clair Drake delved further and mentions in the preface to Black Folk Here and There (1987) Center for AfroAmerican Studies: UCLA Publication, '[wjhile Dr.
An interesting example of this attitude, he notices, is provided by The Commitments' choice of AfroAmerican soul music, "atravesando asi las barreras (una vez mas) no solo geopoliticas temporales, sino raciales, culturales y sociales" (367).
Adam Ashforth is Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan.