Afro

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Afro a rounded thickly curled hairdo
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Usage

In literature:

Ironically, the first man to die in the Colonial fight for freedom was both an Afro-American and a runaway slave.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
But the Afro-American, commonly called a "nigger" in the South, is neither the one nor the other.
"My Native Land" by James Cox
Krehbiel, Henry E.: Afro-American Folk-Songs.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
In the same city, last May, a white man outraged an Afro-American girl in a drug store.
"Southern Horrors" by Ida B. Wells-Barnett
The Afro-American convention is to meet on the 22d; that's Thursday of next week.
"The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
The evolution of the Afro-American soldier was the work of a short period and suffered many interruptions.
"The Colored Regulars in the United States Army" by T. G. Steward
The Afro-American will also make an exhibit of dentistry.
"Sparkling Gems of Race Knowledge Worth Reading" by Various
Graveyard rabbits, when indubitably known to be such, decorate no Afro-American skillet.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
Affable and cordial in his intercourse with Afro-Americans, and to those of his political household was prodigal in the bestowal of appointments.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
Baltimore Afro-American, Jan. 26, Sept. 29, 1917; Apr.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
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In news:

Written with perfect pitch and pacing, the book begins with the Depression-era rise of Afro Cuban jazz and Cubop and ends with the beginnings of hip- hop and the apex of the punk rock movement.
The Afro's anniversary prompts re-examination of the African-American 20th century experience.
Students who have identified themselves as Afro-Brazilian must pose for a photograph that will be evaluated by a secret committee.
Trey Anastasio to Release Afro-Cuban Influenced Instrumental Album Published June 22, 2007.
Tune in to this week's "50 Years of People-Powered Radio" as we celebrate black history month with a 1972 recording of Afro-Trinidadian activist C.L.R.
CHRISTOPHER, an isolated young man of mysterious origins who is typed as a member of London's Afro-Caribbean community, has been confined to a psychiatric hospital for 28 days.
Afro-Punk Death To Hip Hop Showcase @ MHOW: October 18, 2011.
Tuesday night's Afro-Punk showcase transformed the Music Hall Of Williamsburg into a center of chaos.
Wilson, president of the Dominican American National Roundtable, is one of millions of America's Afro- Latinos who belong to both of the United States' largest minority groups.
In today's Academic Minute, Dr Rone Shavers of the College of Saint Rose explains the literary movement known as Afro-Futurism.
Meanwhile, across town, a London blowdry bar is charging an extra £5 for "Afro hair".
Afro Fusion Cuisine offers a cultural experience through a unique and eclectic selection of West African staples and culinary services inviting you to a yummy escape, a sensorial experience of West Africa.
Outdoor Afro uses social media to create interest communities, events, and to partner with regional and national organizations that support diverse participation in the Great Outdoors .
"Congo Princess" works to preserve Afro-Panamanian identity.
You'll hear the resemblance right away in the dissonant Afro-guitar licks and jumpy, sprightly vocals.
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