(November 22, 1942-) was the first African-American in space.

By threatening a march on Washington, African American labor leader A.

Barack Obama ws the first African-American president of the USA.



Rapid adjustments to the changing society required the African American community to adapt and make continuing efforts to maintain family culture, which lead to more family reunions within the community.

DiabetesAfrican-Americans are more likely to have diabetes than non-Hispanic whites.

in 1963 which killed four young African America girls.

Programs and newsreel footage produced in the 1940's highlighting the accomplishments of African Americans, particularly in industry, sports and entertainment.

(March 1, 1841-1898) was the first African-American who served a full term in the U.S.

The story of Lisa, a young Soviet emigre studying medicine in Manhattan and Roy, an African American building superintendent on New York's Lower East Side.

DiabetesAfrican-Americans are more likely to have diabetes than non-Hispanic whites.


Two African American twenty-somethings have a one-night stand.

More recent family reunions are seen as tribute to the old and new members of a family. Elders of African American families are presented with the challenge of guiding current African American youth.

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Given today’s modern technology, family reunions are not as common as they originally were but continue to be a staple in the African American community.

Family is very important in the African American community.

A Religious Portrait of African-Americans | Pew …

After the civil rights movement, different aspects of society started to become more accessible to African Americans, allowing for better education, jobs, and economic advancements.

African American Research | National Archives

is the No. 1killer for all Americans, and is also a leading cause of death. As frightening as those statistics are the risks of getting those diseases are even higher for African-Americans.

African Americans | Social Security Administration

Whites continued to discriminate against African Americans. Blacks were not allowed to attend the same schools or go to the same churches as whites. Segregation meant a complete separation of life between the two groups. Blacks were also kept from voting.

African-Americans and Heart Disease, Stroke

The good news is, African-Americans can improve their odds of preventing and beating these diseases by understanding the risks and taking simple steps to address them.

Biography of African Americans - More - Ducksters

The good news is, African-Americans can improve their odds of preventing and beating these diseases by understanding the risks and taking simple steps to address them.