African people are natives or inhabitants of Africa and people of African descent.
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... a focus on Africa as a Regional power and by attachment to several fundamental principles African unity and independence Capability to exercise hegemonic influence in the region ... Nigeria participates in the Organization of African Unity (OAU) now known as the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Non-Aligned Movement, the Commonwealth,an ...
... ensued when Joshua Nkomo's Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) and Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), supported actively by neighbouring African nations, initiated guerilla operations ... March 1978, Smith reached an accord with three African leaders, led by Bishop Abel Muzorewa, who offered to leave the white population comfortably entrenched in exchange for ... the Internal Settlement, elections were held in April 1979, concluding with the United African National Council (UANC) carrying a majority of ...
... positively associated with variations of skin color in African-Americans of mixed West African and European descent and is estimated to account for 15–20% of the melanin difference between African and non-Africa ... A326G allele occurs in over 80% of European and Asian samples, compared with less than 10% in African samples ...
... The Republican Party by then was chiefly supported by African Americans ... in 1901 that restricted suffrage and effectively disfranchised African Americans ... The damage to the African-American community was severe and pervasive, as nearly all its eligible citizens lost the ability to vote ...
... Main article African traditional religions West Africa Akan mythology Ashanti mythology (Ghana) Dahomey (Fon) mythology Efik mythology (Nigeria, Cameroon) Igbo mythology (Nigeria, Cameroon) Isoko mythology (Ni ...
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- (noun): A native or inhabitant of Africa.
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“Ive never been afraid to step out and to reach out and to move out in order to make things happen.”
—Victoria Gray, African American civil rights activist. As quoted in This Little Light of Mine, ch. 3, by Hay Mills (1993)
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