Also, Africa. of or from ; belonging to the black peoples of .
a native or inhabitant of .
(loosely) a black or other person of African ancestry.
The driver, Amadou Diallo, was a courtly African immigrant who made it a point to wear a tie as he worked.
The Mad Shooter of Paris Is a ‘Natural Born Killer’ Christopher Dickey November 20, 2013
I think of the many African American children who sat in one-room schoolhouses, desperately trying to get an education.
Love Fest The Daily Beast November 4, 2008
He was the first African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship.
The Mystery of Yo-Yo Ma’s Name Henry Louis Gates, Jr. February 8, 2010
And of course, in each of these states, African Americans voted for Democrats in similar or larger numbers.
Whites in the Deep South: Are They Partisan, or Just Racist? Jamelle Bouie February 25, 2014
A group led by African Americans on the city council has been meeting in attempts to unite around a consensus black candidate.
Rahm’s Toughest Hurdle Dirk Johnson October 1, 2010
After the extirpation of the Indians, the labor of African slaves was introduced.
Continental Monthly, Volume 5, Issue 4 Various
The African race is sensuous, and co-education might seem perilous.
The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam
We touched at two or three places on the African coast, and he had some communication with the Moors.
The Cruise of the Frolic W.H.G. Kingston
It was not enough that the South was conquered, it must be humiliated by African domination!
Reminiscences of a Rebel Wayland Fuller Dunaway
I had heard the click of the garden gate, and now the majestic figure of the great African explorer appeared upon the path.
The Adventure of the Devil’s Foot Arthur Conan Doyle
denoting or relating to Africa or any of its peoples, languages, nations, etc
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of any of the countries of Africa
a member or descendant of any of the peoples of Africa, esp a Black person
Old English Africanas (plural), from Latin Africanus (adj.), from Africa (see Africa). Used of white residents of Africa from 1815; of black residents of the U.S. from 1790. As an adjective, by 1560s.
- African american
a black American of African descent. of or relating to African Americans. Contemporary Examples He was the first African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. The Mystery of Yo-Yo Ma’s Name Henry Louis Gates, Jr. February 8, 2010 I think of the many African American children who sat in one-room schoolhouses, desperately […]
- African american english
(def 1). Abbreviation: AAVE. Also called African American Vernacular English, African American English, Afro-American English, Black English Vernacular, Black Vernacular English.a dialect of American English characterized by pronunciations, syntactic structures, and vocabulary associated with and used by some North American black people and exhibiting a wide variety and range of forms varying in the extent […]
- African american vernacular english
(def 1). Abbreviation: AAVE.
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