Example sentences for: african-

How can you use “african-” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Both are a harsher expression of the same impulse that leads to "separate academic departments for African-American studies, women's studies, Jewish studies."

  • If, as Banks normally assumes, any African-American academic who has an engagement with the fate of the race is part of the story, I am not sure why he thinks Professor Molefi K. Asante, who can make a reasonable claim to having invented Afrocentrism as an academic subject, doesn't merit discussion.

  • It was appreciated, although Gates' brazen efforts at self-promotion on the basis of increasingly poor scholarship have been the talk among African-American intellectuals for some time.

  • Demographic characteristics, such as poverty, low educational attainment, female gender, and African-American race, have been associated with a greater risk of hospitalization for asthma [ 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11].

  • Recent markers of black separatism include the Louis Farrakhan-sponsored Million Man March of 1995, to which only African-American men were invited; the debate over the teaching in public schools of Ebonics , the so-called African-American dialect; the establishment of exclusively African-American dorms on college campuses; and single-race schools , which are even supported by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, because he believes they will promote the self-esteem of African-American students.


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