African Americans

Racial or ethnic group in the United States with African ancestry

African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The term African American generally denotes descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States, while some recent black immigrants or their children may also come to identify as African-American or may identify differently.

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The racism and abuse suffered by thousands of children born to African-American fathers and white German mothers in post-war Germany.
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Absentee ballots submitted by Latinos and African Americans in North Carolina are three times more likely to be turned away than those from White voters.
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This year's early voting data points to African American turnout that could rival records set when Barack Obama was on the ballot. But a scramble to fix absentee..
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An historic number of women of color, at least 117, are nominees for the House and Senate this November. Most of those women running to make Congress more..
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Every day feels like a raw wound for Omari Barksdale. His sister, Laneeka Barksdale, died of COVID-19 in late March in Detroit — and since then, so have more..
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The stories of police brutality and discrimination against African Americans this year are similar to those of 20 years ago, writes the BBC's Clive Myrie. A new..
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Although the vast majority of African American voters vote Democrat, there is a widening gender gap between Black men and women. Ben Jealous, the president of..
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Black voters have Biden's attention, much more than they ever had or will have Trump's. Grab the chance to correct 400 years of systemic oppression.
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US police have fatally shot another African-American man, this time in Philadelphia, in an incident that sparked protests and violent clashes between police and..
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In a “Fox & Friends” interview, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser also criticized protesters as more concerned with what he called “virtue..
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White House adviser Jared Kushner is criticized after saying President Donald Trump can't help Black Americans if they don't want to succeed.
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Kushner said President Trump's polices can help Black people "break out of the problems that they're complaining about."
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Winston Gregory made history last year as Washington D.C.’s first African American Archbishop. This year he is making history as America’s first Black..
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"By naming Archbishop Wilton Gregory as a Cardinal, Pope Francis is sending a powerful message of hope and inclusion to the Church in the United States," an..
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Pope Francis announced on Sunday that Wilton Gregory is the newest member of the College of Cardinals, becoming the first ever Black American cardinal. CBSN's..
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Wilton Gregory, Washington DC's archbishop, is among 13 new cardinals to be nominated.
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Wilton Gregory would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the coveted red cap.
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An African-American man was arrested Friday because he refused to show cops his ID during a traffic stop in which he was a passenger ... and wait till you see..
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Donald Trump boasts he's the best president for Black Americans since Abe Lincoln. But are Black lives really better under his administration?
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