africa ( 1) f african american ( rare) from the name of the continent, which is of latin origin, possibly from the afri people who lived near carthage in north africa. this rare name is used most often by african- american parents.
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, so it is always showing the latest. african americans are largely the descendants of slaves— people who were brought from their african homelands by force to work in the new world.
their rights were severely limited, and they were long denied a rightful share in the economic, social, and political progress of the united states. books about americans in which questions of race, and especially african descent, don' t figure prominently, also don' t belong.
the question that begs, and i don' t know how to answer it, would be how to handle a book like gone with the wind, in which race certainly plays a role, but so offensively that one could hardly call it an " african. from literary icons to fresh, buzzworthy talent, here are 25 great books by african- american authors you should add to your reading list today. african- americans are among the most prolific name- creators today.
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