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- Created 2012-02-28
Foreign-born Afro Americans
are Americans who are not born in the
but are of
descent or have assimilated into Afro American society. Foreign-born Afro Americans have slave ancestry and are sometimes of direct Afro American descent. The difference between
to the U.S. and foreign born Afro Americans is that foreign-born Black Americans are of
slave descent. Foreign-born Afro Americans can also be a term used to refer to the
, who are direct descendants of Afro American slaves who settled in Liberia. Foreign-born Afro Americans are not immigrants as they are of Afro American ancestry in most cases; or they have an American grandparent (whether naturalized or not) through which they can claim American ancestry.
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