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African American

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Black American of African ancestry. See Usage Note at black.

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of African-American.
  • n. Alternative spelling of African-American.

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Examples

  • Narrative of the uncommon sufferings, and surprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon ... w002430 African American

    A narrative of the uncommon sufferings, and surprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon, a Negro man

  • He studied hard through high school, put himself through Xavier by working long hours in the library, and became the first ever African American to be accepted into Loyola's Law School.

    Xavier University Commencement Address

  • Lash had been explaining to her that it's impolite to refer to an African American as a nigga, unless one was another African-American, when Troy Lee came in and said, "She only speaks Cantonese."

    You Suck

  • They are families who live in inner-cities and remote rural areas; they are disproportionately African American and Latino.

    Strengthening Families in a New Economy

  • Mary Bethune went on to become the first African American woman to be a college president.

    It’s Your Time

  • The Senate chaplain, Barry Black, is a wise and worldly man, former chief of navy chaplains, an African American who grew up in one of the toughest neighborhoods in Baltimore and carries out his limited duties-offering the morning prayer, hosting voluntary Bible study sessions, providing spiritual counseling to those who seek it-with a constant spirit of warmth and inclusiveness.

    The Audacity of Hope

  • Summary: In 1899, in Minneapolis, Ruby Paynes decision to ask African American Preacher Wil to join the team causes division among the other players, and the magical baseball will not work unless the team is united.

    Sluggers: Water, Water Everywhere

  • And today, national and multinational companies recruit African American students at HBCUs and colleges and universities across this country.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: Urban League

  • According to a study of the meaning of African American spirituals,

    The Annotated "Doin' That Rag"

  • The postman was a tall, thin African American with prematurely gray hair.

    Fatal Care

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