[PW] New York Times Article About Earliest Use of Term "African-American"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at yale.edu
Tue Apr 21 07:25:48 PDT 2015


There's an article in the New York Times today about my discovery of the earliest known use of the term "African-American":

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/21/arts/use-of-african-american-dates-to-nations-early-days.html?_r=0

Fred Shapiro
Editor
YALE BOOK OF QUOTATIONS (Yale University Press)


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