African-American

African Americans, also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans, are citizens or residents of the United States who have total or partial antebellum ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.African Americans constitute the second largest racial and ethnic minority in the United States. Most African Americans are of West and Central African descent and are descendants of enslaved blacks within the boundaries of the present United States. However, some immigrants from African, Caribbean, Central American, and South American nations, and their descendants, may be identified or self-identify with the term.
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