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    Posted: 05 Mar 2021 at 12:31
What do you consider different ethnic groups?  For example, black American southerners are different that black American northerners, (urban), are they different ethnic groups?  Becoming different ethnic groups? or what?  The definition of black America is too much held in hostage to black urban life, rap and gangsterism.  The supposed "authentic" black American experience.
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As far as black American ethnicity goes, I think that the descendants of the early Black people who were brought over in the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s as slaves are considered African-Americans. Black people from the Caribbean usually go by the ethnicity of their homeland (Jamaican, Trinidadian, Barbadian, Cuban, Puerto-Rican, Haitian, Dominican, etc.). And black people from Africa usually go by the ethnicity of their homeland (Ghanaian, Nigerian, Kenyan, etc.). 
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Yes, but are the cultural differences between black Americans from a northern urban environment in contrast to black Americans of a southern rural environment significant?  The whole gangsta scene over looks and minimizes people like Condolezza Rice as somehow not "quite" black.

I think that after the first few generations, black people tend to look upon themselves as Americans, although perhaps Jamaican or Ghanaian Americans.  Does Colin Powell look at himself as a Jamaican, or as an American?
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