Example sentences for: african-

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

  • Orlando Patterson writes in his new book, The Ordeal of Integration , that government programs have helped many African-Americans to join the economic and cultural mainstream, but the programs can't be expected to further expand the black middle class.

  • But inevitably, it is also partly because he is one of only a handful of well-known African-Americans in his field.

  • (Most problematic: A fictitious manservant, supposed to be a sort of African-American Everyman, contemplates assassinating Wallace.)

  • The session begins with a bizarre dialogue about Michael Jackson--an African-American superstar who in the Iraqi officer's view was driven by bigotry to whiten his face and straighten his hair--and winds up with the Iraqi pouring oil down Barlow's throat in a brutal effort to drive home the war's real aim.

  • Tensions between the uneducated rural poor and the urban intellectuals were glaringly obvious to African-Americans, but largely invisible to the white press and the historians who succeeded them.

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