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Similar words: african americanPan-Americanafro-americanamericanalatin americalatin americansub-saharan africaAmericanMeaning: n. an American whose ancestors were born in Africa. adj. pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry african american. n. an American whose ancestors were born in Africa. 
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1. African-Americans have been complaining about police harassment for years.
2. African-Americans were often typecast as servants, entertainers or criminals.
3. She wants to showcase African-American literature.
4. Today African-Americans are 12 percent of the population.
5. The remarks deeply offended many in the African-American community.
6. Colleges have been aggressively wooing the top African-American and Hispanic students.
7. Martin Luther King Jr. African-American Civil Rights activist.
8. On December 21, I named Hazel OLeary, an African-American utility executive from Northern States Power Company in Minnesota, to be secretary of energy, and Dick Riley, to be secretary of education.
9. The story concerned a young African-American doctor, played by Poitier, who wants to marry Houghton, a young white woman.
10. The late African-American poet Langston Hughes said the word 'sums up for us who are colored all the bitter years of insult and struggle in America.'
11. If the election of our first African-American president didn't stir you, if it didn't leave you teary-eyed and proud of your country, there's something wrong with you.
12. Past festivals have focused on China, Berlin and African-American music.
13. Farrakhan was a poor standard-bearer for the causes of African-Americans.
14. U. S. President-elect Barack Obama pays tribute today (Monday) to the late African-American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. by focusing on community service.
15. E. B. Du Bois was a distinguished thinker and activist in African-American history.
16. They have constituencies they need to worry about, and some 20 to 25 percent of the Democratic base is the African-American vote.
17. Some conservative commentators, who didn't have much else to gloat about, dwelt lingeringly on what they evidently regarded as the upside of the huge, Obama-sparked African-American turnout.
18. He and his brother Ira collaborated in 1934 to create Porgy and Bess, an opera that explored African-American culture.
19. I also got invaluable support from Dr. Lloyd Hackley, the African-American chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, a predominantly black institution.
20. In 1956 the tournament was host to the first African-American Grand Slam winner, the American Althea Gibson.
21. In the next instalment, I'll look at Ellington's background and the remarkable "Harlem renaissance" of African-American art that nurtured his early music.
22. While walking with her baby, she runs into Ms. Eva Turner, an old, kind, light-skinned African-American woman who takes her into her home and refuses to charge her rent.
23. The historic nature of Mr. Obama's rise to the nation's highest elective office is not lost on African-American Melba Clarke of Mississippi, who experienced racial segregation in her youth.
24. Voters in Pennsylvania know in the end their choice will be historic, and for the first time a major political party will nominate either a woman or an African-American for the presidency.
25. In a recent interview, Lee recalled that Walter Kerr, then the drama critic for the Times, said "that 'First Breeze' was the first African-American play that invited him in to share in it."
26. Even Mendes herself thinks it's odd. Why is she considered too dark to be paired with a white lead, but just right for an African-American?
27. In the week after Christmas I signed a few more bills and appointed Roger Gregory to be the first African-American judge on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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28. U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, a devout segregationist for much of his political career, fathered a child when he was 22 with an African-American woman who worked for his family.
29. I landed at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on November 6, two days after the first African-American was elected president of the United States.
30. Glamorous studio shots of film actresses Dorothy Dandridge and Lena Horne, for example, make it clear that African-American women were every bit as alluring as their white counterparts.
More similar words: african americanPan-Americanafro-americanamericanalatin americalatin americansub-saharan africaAmericanamericaamericanismafricaAfricansouth americansouth americaamerican dreamanti-americannorth americanorth americanmesoamericamesoamericanamerican flagamerican partyamerican samoaanglo-americannative americanamerican cheeseAmerican systemamerican footballamericanizationspanish american
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