Despite my father's efforts, however, my first in-depth encounters with first- and second-generation Americans who had immediate family from.
African immigrants make up a small share of the U.S. immigrant population, but their numbers are growing – roughly doubling every decade since.
Photo gallery highlights the contributions of African - Americans in the segregated armed forces. Offers captions and image details. Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. African Americans African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. The spread of plantations in the Deep South led to the forced migration known today as slavery's. Even in the North, racial discrimination was widespread and blacks were often not treated as equals by white soldiers.