Africans and Americans

Find the African-American

african americans with names

About davidbdale

Inventor of and sole practitioner of 299-word Very Short Novels.
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1 Response to Africans and Americans

  1. davidbdale says:

    Yes, this is an uncomfortable question, but I ask it as an instructor of writing whose job is to help us use language carefully. Is a person born in Africa, who moves to America, and who has dual citizenship in two countries, one the US, and the other South Africa, an African-American? Or are we right to apply that label instead to a person who was born in the United States and whose parents were both born in the United States?

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