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1 African Americans Anthony Ebron Axia College of the University of Phoenix diana 8/30/2009
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3 African Americans Assignment: Ethnic Groups and Discrimination I belong to the ethnic group of African Americans. Some of the first Africans to come to America were here in 1619 as indentured servants. It is because of indentured servitude that Africans were made slaves. The first Africans migrated to America, unlike other immigrants; most Africans came to this country against their will. The battles that African Americans waged for freedom, dignity, and for full participation in the American society has transformed the nation and shaped the world that we now live in. At this present time more than 35 million Americans claim African ancestry. As time went on Africans were brought to America as slaves to work in the fields. They were dragged from their homes in Africa as slaves, sold like animals, treated with unspeakable cruelty, and separated from loved ones forever. They were often raped, beaten, and worked to death. Africans continue to migrate to America but the original population was brought here as slaves. Dual labor market theory is an explanation of the inequality that exists in the labor market. This practice affected the African American for a long time in American History. African Americans were not given any meaningful jobs, nor did they have any kind of significant pay
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course BSA 210 taught by Professor Religion during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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