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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. As a compound adjective, the term is usually hyphenated as African-American. Black and African ...


Feb 28, 2018 ... African Americans are largely the descendants of slaves—people who were brought from their African homelands by force to work in the New World. Their rights were severely limited, and they were long denied a rightful share in the economic, social, and political progress of the United States. Nevertheless ...


Jan 18, 2018 ... African Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the US.


Hispanic and African American News Media Fact Sheet. News media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States – blacks and Hispanics – have been a consistent part of the American news landscape. Social TrendsJune 8, 2017 ...


Jan 15, 2018 ... More blacks are finding middle-class success in these predominantly Southern metropolitan areas.


Feb 26, 2018 ... Convened to examine the causes of civil unrest in black communities, the presidential commission issued a 1968 report with a stark conclusion: America was moving toward two societies, “one black, one white — separate and unequal .” Fifty years after the historic Kerner Commission identified “white ...


Feb 16, 2018 ... Karen: I was excited because I'm not used to seeing African elements on the big screen. Even African Americans here do not know that history or those cultural elements. I can see both sides, as someone who has to explain to white people and African Americans about the beauty of African culture and ...


African-American history, from slavery to the first black president, is examined in this documentary series. Watch videos, read Professor Gates's blog posts, learn more and share your story on the PBS web site.


Mar 1, 2018 ... Dahleen Glanton: A frank talk with African-Americans about the Obama Presidential Center. With our resistance, we are standing in the way of South Side progress.