Example sentences for: african-

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

  • And He Got Game is poised to be Lee's Great African-American Myth, a tale that encompasses the tragedies of the past, the turbulence of the present, the messianic longings of the future.

  • Now, the rise of black studies has produced a new wave of African-American scholars in the humanities, many of whom share the engagement with the work of contemporary artists that characterized the Left Bank milieu.

  • Influenced by Elkins, Moynihan suggested that slavery--and the barriers to male employment imposed by Jim Crow--had instilled in African-American culture such recurring features as broken families and illegitimacy.

  • The president makes these amends for slavery and then he says how wonderful the African-Americans who accompanied him are.

  • Although only 12 percent of the U.S. population is black, African-Americans get almost a quarter of the Social Security benefits paid to surviving children.


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