Example sentences for: african-

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

  • Since then, the African-American dependency rate has plummeted 34 percent.

  • Here's how: According to a New York Times survey, 51 percent of all New Yorkers (72 percent of African-Americans) believe most of the police use excessive force; 70 percent think the police often engage in brutality against blacks; 60 percent think that the mayor's response to the Amadou Diallo shooting has made matters worse.

  • Both the Navy and the Marines have set themselves five-year deadlines to make their officer corps 12-percent African-American, 12-percent Latino, and 5-percent Asian-American.

  • But it remains justified in one case--that of African-Americans.

  • Whites and blacks had always mixed more freely here than in most places in Dixie, and the drive for racial equality reached an historic high in 1977 when Judge Ernest “Dutch” Morial was elected the first African-American mayor.


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