African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. This term may also be used to include only those individuals who are descended from enslaved Africans. As a compound adjective, the term is usually hyphenated as African-American. Black and ...
At the turn of the 21st century, more than half the country's more than 36 million African Americans lived in the South; 10 Southern states had black populations exceeding 1 million. African Americans were also concentrated in the largest cities, with more than 2 million living in New York City and more than 1 million in ...
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 ...
Jul 29, 2014 ... I am at least partially African, genetically speaking. A few years ago, my father took an ancestry DNA test, which revealed that some of his roots can be traced to Nigeria. But I don't consider myself Nigerian-American, or even African-American. Where I'm from is America—who I am is a black American.
Sep 15, 2017 ... African Americans were worse off financially in 2016 than they were in 2000. The median income for an African American household was $39,490 last year, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released this week. It was $41,363 in 2000. (Both figures are in 2016 dollars, so they have been adjusted for ...
A museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience.
How the great influx of people from Africa and the Caribbean since 1965 is challenging what it means to be African-American.
Jul 19, 2016 ... Widespread sexual exploitation before the Civil War strongly influenced the genetic make-up of essentially all African Americans alive today.By Michael.
Many Americans dismiss the warning signs of Alzheimer's, believing that these symptoms are a normal part of aging. This is of even greater concern for African- Americans, who are two times more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer's disease than whites and less likely to have a diagnosis of their condition, resulting in ...