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 typically refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.

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Hate crime charges have been filed against a white man accused of burning down African-American churches.
5 days ago • BBC News
Jackie Robinson became the first African American of the modern era to play Major League Baseball. (April 15)
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

Alford's nomination would be a major step in diversifying Facebook's board. Erskine Bowles and Reed Hastings will not be nominated for re-election.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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