After all, the United State has twice elected an african-american President.
And he was right: reports indicate record turnout for african-american voters in key states across the country.
Even though we have an african-american president, the topic of race is fraught with triggers, as Ferguson shows.
My mom will be filled with emotion when she witnesses the swearing in of an african-american commander-in-chief.
Jenkins, a respectable african-american defense attorney is better known for positioning clients to negotiate pleas.
He played his ace of being the first african-american president against her hopes to be the queen of clubs.
Only five african-american females hold a rank higher than GS-14 within the Secret Service.
A nation which originally denied citizenship to non-whites has elected an african-american to the highest office in the land.
Barbour's decision has been applauded by prominent leaders of the african-american community.
You are the first african-american woman to win Best Director at Sundance.
isolated instances from at least 1863 (Afro-American is attested in 1853, in freemen's publications in Canada), but the modern use is a re-invention first attested 1969 (in reference to the African-American Teachers Association) which became the preferred term in some circles for "U.S. black" (noun or adjective) by the late 1980s. Mencken, 1921, reports Aframerican "is now very commonly used in the Negro press."