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Definition(s):

  1. (n) an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
  2. (adj) pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry

News

  1. Lee Elder: Fond Memories Of Hartford And Sammy Davis Jr.

    First African-American To Play In Masters Twice Finished Second In GHO — Lee Elder stood in front of the clubhouse at TPC River Highlands Wednesday, surveyed the surroundings and nodded.        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. African-American Museum in Martinsville Has Grand Opening in New Location

    Danville,VA-- It was a great day for The Fayette Area Historical Initiative, a Martinsville organization that strives to make sure local African-American history is not forgotten.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Lynchburg

  3. African-American history, traditions on display at REAP music conference

    African-American music traditions take center stage at the REAP National Conference on the Spirituals.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Denver Post

Quotes

  1. At the start of the primary campaign Biden called him the "first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean".
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: The Guardian

  2. With Obama's election to the presidency, Rush said, "Let me just remind you that there presently is no African-American in the US Senate."
    on Dec 30, 2008 By: Bobby Rush Source: ABC News

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