African Americans

Racial or ethnic group in the United States with African ancestry

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African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The term typically refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.

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A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.
 
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The writer argued that African-Americans were exploited by nearly every American institution, before and after slavery ended.
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Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened..
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Nomadness Travel Tribe is the New Age, international roadmap for African-American travelers
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A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans
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Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some..
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Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.
 
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It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to..
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For decades, the three African-American mathematicians whose efforts ultimately helped put men on the moon received little recognition for their contributions to..
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The street outside of NASA's D.C. headquarters has been renamed "Hidden Figures Way" to honor African American women who overcame adversity.
 
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Hidden Figures Way is named after the African-American women featured in the Oscar-nominated film.
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Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of race in..
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Pope Francis on Wednesday put Father Augustine Tolton, the first African-American Catholic priest who started life as a slave in the 19th century U.S. South, on..
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