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Who"s Who Among African Americans (Who"s Who Among African Americans, 15th ed)

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Published by Gale Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Dictionaries of biography (Who"s Who),
  • Social Science,
  • Reference,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1600
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9897966M
    ISBN 100787657298
    ISBN 109780787657291
    OCLC/WorldCa50076815

    African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The phrase generally refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.. African Americans constitute the third largest ethnic group and the second largest racial .


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