What is the origin of African-Americans?

Answer As of 2010, African-Americans are the second largest minority group in the United States. There are 37 million African-Americans who make up 12.5 percent of the population. Most African-Americans h... Read More »

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How many African-Americans were in the first African-American Senate?

Hiram Revels of Mississippi was the first and only African-American in the first African American U.S. Senate, in 1870. He was a steadfast opponent of racial segregation after the American Civil Wa... Read More »

Now that an African American is POTUS, will African Americans start tipping in Restaurants?

There are some idiots out there who live in a state of denial. The truth is that some blacks are bad tippers, and it is a cultural thing as suggested above (although not an imperative). This is not... Read More »

What percentage of African Americans are in politics?

According to the Washington Post in August of 2008, 12 percent of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 12 percent of Senators were African American politicians. In 2008, 25 states had a... Read More »

What is the eye color for most African Americans?

Most African-Americans are born with brown eyes. In very rare instances, African-Americans can have blue eyes as the result of albinism of the eyes, Caucasion ancestry, a genetic mutation or Waarde... Read More »