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African Americans

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HIV Among African Americans

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HIV/AIDS Stigmatized Among African-Americans

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Minorities & Diabetes

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Black Or African American?

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The evolution of black representation in film

African Americans are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The term typically refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States. As a compound adjective, the term is usually hyphenated as African-American.
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