afro-american afro-american

Definition(s):

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

News

  • 17th annual Juneteenth begins tonight

    The Afro-American Culture Organization will host the 17th annual Juneteenth celebration at Sim Scott Park in Columbus this weekend.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Commercial Dispatch

Quotes

  1. Last week, after a 48-10 loss to TCU, DeBerry noted that TCU "had a lot more Afro-American players than we did and they ran a lot faster than we did. Afro-American kids can run very well. That doesn't mean that Caucasian kids and other descents...
    on Nov 3, 2005 By: Fisher DeBerry Source: ESPN

  2. "We need to get out there," Floyd said. "Hopefully, this is a step in the right direction, and Afro-American kids get out there and see baseball is a great sport - let them know we are there. We're just not on TV. We have to do something...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Cliff Floyd Source: USA Today

  3. "I met a black veteran who fought at Iwo Jima, and he told me how disappointed he was that there was not even one Afro-American (soldier) in Clint Eastwood's two films," Lee told the Italo newspaper.
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Spike Lee Source: Variety

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