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Origin of African violet
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Example sentences from the Web for African violet
Paperback publishers distributed their titles in African-American neighborhoods because it expanded their market base.
Ed Brooke, the first African-American Senator since Reconstruction, embraced fights with the left and right.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Still, for all of this, South Carolina is now represented in the U.S. Senate by Tim Scott, a Republican and an African-American.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Finally, we have a major film on civil rights in which African Americans are the heroes in their own story.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Among African Americans, the likes of Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, or Jeremiah Wright cannot do it.
Large divans of the richest crimson and violet brocades lined the walls, while ample curtains of the same served in lieu of doors.
I looked up at sound of a startled exclamation, and beheld the round African physog of Lyn Rowan's colored mammy.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She sat still as a statue, scarce breathing, her eyes fixed upon the violet sky.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Mr. Ernescliffe manages him very well—used to illness on that African coast, and the doctor is very fond of him.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Benny was never too cross to listen to the wonderful stories his sister Violet could tell about Cinnamon Bear.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner