Origin of Afro-American
An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for afro-american
So must we train ourselves to say the right name, "Afro-American."
To say "Afro-American" is to reunite us to our forefathers, both by blood and language.
There are 18 Afro-American women who are competent land surveyors.
It was not enough that a freeborn Afro-American should be caught kneeling to an Englishman.Excuse Me!
He, too, is a great writer in defense of the Afro-American race.The Black Man, the Father of Civilization
James Morris Webb
- another word for African-American
This word has been replaced in general use by African-American
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