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African Americans in Alabama

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African Americans in Alabama are residents of the state of Alabama who are of African American ancestry. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, African Americans were 26.5% of the state's population.[1] [2]

Politics[edit | edit source]

A published report attributes the election visitory of Doug Jones, a U.S. senator from Alabama, to higher-than-expected turnout by African American voters.[3]

Health[edit | edit source]

African Americans in Alabama have poorer health indicators than whites in areas such as life expectancy and infant mortality rate.[4]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Alabama QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau". Quickfacts.census.gov. 2011. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved January 20, 2014.
  2. "Dimensions of Alabama's Black Population". Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Alabama.
  3. Newkirk, Vann R., II (December 12, 2017). "African American Voters Made Doug Jones a U.S. Senator in Alabama". The Atlantic.
  4. "Minority Health/African Americans". Alabama Public Health.

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Other articles of the category African-American history of Alabama : Wayne Sowell



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