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African American clothing is basically the
same style most Americans today are
…H AIR S TYLE
Most African American’s hair composed
of tightly coiled curls.
The most common style for women
involve straightening the hair through
application of heat or chemical
While on the other hand, the most
common hair style for men is to leave
one’s hair natural.
S OUL F OOD …
Because most African American couldn’t
afford good ingredients back in the days,
they used inexpensive ingredients to make
delicious dishes, these traditional dishes is
called Soul Food.
Many of these food traditions are
especially common in many parts of the
Today many researchers considered Soul
Food unhealthy, and because of that many
African American started to replace
traditional ingredients with healthier ones.
African American music is hip-hop, R&B,
rap, jazz, and blues.
The current most popular genre of music
for African American is R&B, Hip-hop, and
As of today, African American music has
been far more widespread and accepted
in American popular music than ever
African American art is
influenced by various cultural
traditions of countries such as
Africa, Europe, and Americas.
Between 1600s and early 1800s
many arts were in the form of
small drums, quilts, wrought-iron
…A RT figures and ceramic vessels in
African American arts
has largely contributed to
the arts of the U.S. today.
Another well known
holiday in the African
Many of the American community but not
widely observed outside is
holidays that African
Kwanzaa in which African
Americans honored their
are also celebrated African heritage by lighting a
by Americans today. kinara each day for a week.
H OLIDAYS ~~~
Emancipation Day, or more
commonly known as
Juneteenth, is a holiday where
many African Americans
celebrate the day of recognition
of the official reading of the
Even though their education
increased greatly, they still
lagged overall in education
attainment compared to White or
E DUCATION ~
In 1998 a survey showed 89
percent of African Americans
age 25 to 29 had completed
high school, less than whites
or Asians, but more than More African American
Hispanics women attend and
complete college than
They are in every professions we have today
from athletes to doctors, CEOs to scientists, ect.
As of 2003 African American owned businesses
accounted for 1.2Listening^^ the U.S.’s 23 million