Definitions for "African American"
1. Refers to Black individuals living in the United States with African ancestry. 2. Refers to individuals of African heritage living in the United States having similar experiences, culture heritage and ancestry of former slaves.
a black American of African ancestry
an American of predominantly, or at least partial, African descent, or rather a black American (see also below)
Keywords:  dean, minnesota, university
a dean at the University of Minnesota
Keywords:  racial, geographic, term, one
a racial term, not a geographic one
a person who immigrated to this country and settled