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African golf ball

and African grape
n. a watermelon. (Alludes to an early stereotype of Americans of African descent being very fond of watermelon. Forced, contrived, and demeaning.) When he said we were having African grapes for dessert, I though he meant sherbet. Look at the size of that African golf ball!
See also: African, ball, golf

African grape

See also: African, grape
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The above examples show that it is important to establish a school dedicated to the teaching of African music and dance, as a way of preserving culture through African music and dance for the betterment of the African people by themselves.
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The new Africana (Oxford University Press, June 2005) is a five-volume set with more than 1,000 brand-new entries, as well as revised and updated entries accompanying the many biographies, maps and photographs, making this one of the most authoritative reference books ever written on the African experience.
Several research studies have suggested that the extent to which African American students employ motivational and cognitive processes in academic situations may relate to the manner in which Black students perceive their ethnicity (Franklin & Boyd-Franklin, 2000).
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Okoye has had an uncommon opportunity to compare Catholicism in its American and African contexts, as well as to explore the gifts each church can offer the other.
Dillard (2005) states "our aim in this book is to promote positive mental health among African Americans" (p.
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