Definition: an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
Similar words: American
Definition: a native or inhabitant of the United States
Definition: pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
Usage: Afro-American culture; many black people preferred to be called African-American or Afro-American
Similar words: black
Definition: of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
Usage: a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization- Martin Luther King Jr.