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Open Affirmative action programs
Affirmative action programs

The term affirmative action describes programs that give special consideration or preference to members of previously disadvantaged groups, most

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African Americans

African Americans are a people whose ancestors are from Africa. Although there are obvious mixtures among African Americans, the dominant ancestry of


The Ahmadiyya movement in Islam began as one aspect of the larger revival of Islam that swept through the Muslim world in the 19th century; in the

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Algonquin Indians

Native American people who occupied the Ottawa River Valley, the border between the present-day Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Both

Open American Indian Movement
American Indian Movement

The American Indian Movement (AIM) was formed in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to protest police brutality. Founders of AIM included Clyde

Open American Indians
American Indians

The original peoples of North America collectively have been called Native Americans, American Indians , or Amerindians . These terms are European

Open Americanization

term used to describe the movement during the first quarter of the 20th cent. whereby the immigrant in the United States was induced to assimilate

Open Amish

The Amish are an Anabaptist religious isolate. There are currently over 180,000 Amish residing in the United States and Canada, with about two thirds

Open Anglo-Saxons

name given to the Germanic-speaking peoples who settled in England after the decline of Roman rule there. They were first invited by the Celtic King

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Black Power

Movement towards black separatism in the USA during the 1960s, embodied in the Black Panther Party founded in 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale .