Afrocentric


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Af·ro·cen·tric

 (ăf′rō-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
Centered or focused on Africa or African peoples, especially in relation to historical or cultural influence: "a string of small black-owned art galleries in Los Angeles's Afrocentric cultural district" (Kristal Brent Zook).

Af′ro·cen′trism n.
Af′ro·cen′trist adj. & n.

Af•ro•cen•tric

(ˌæf roʊˈsɛn trɪk)
adj.
centered on Africa or on African-derived cultures, as those of Brazil, Cuba, and Haiti: Afrocentric art.
[1965–70]
Af`ro•cen′trism, n.
Af`ro•cen′trist, n.
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