African Americans and Native Africans
A comparison of the different sub-cultures of the African American minority group in the United States.
# 9455 | 2,370 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Jan 31, 2003 in African-American Studies (General) , Ethnic Studies (North American) , Latin-American Studies (Immigration/Emigration issues)
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This paper discusses the history and culture of the recent immigrants to the United States from Africa and the Caribbean. It details how these immigrants are labeled as "African Americans" and lumped into the same sub-culture as the veteran African American population of the United States since the slave-trade. These two population groups are compared for their manners, cultures and social norms. A history of African immigration to America is provided.
From the Paper:"The African Americans, or Black Americans as they are called, are the largest minority group in the United States, after the Hispanic Americans. This is a racial group whose ancestry is believed to be from the sub-Saharan Africa. However, there are some African Americans who claim to have their roots from the European immigrants, Native American or the Asians. In general the African American populations is usually referred to as Negroes, blacks and Afro-Americans. "
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