Afro–America

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noun Af·ro–Amer·i·ca \ˌa-frō-ə-ˈmer-ə-kə, -ˈme-rə-\

Definition of Afro–America

  1. :  African-Americans considered collectively as a social and cultural entity At the heart of the African-based Oral Tradition, which has survived in Afro-America for centuries, lies the belief that the spoken word can give man mastery over natural events and men. — Geneva Smitherman, English Journal, February 1976 In May Black Enterprise, the venerable periodical of Afro-America's business class, announced that Wal-Mart would be a sponsor of its 10th Annual Entrepreneur's Conference. — Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates, Time, 1 Sept. 2005

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First Known Use of afro–america

1891


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