The African-American Museum Movement emerged during the s and s to preserve the heritage of the African-American experience and to ensure its proper interpretation in American history. In turn, African-American culture has had a pervasive, transformative impact on many elements of mainstream American culture. African American Writers between the Nation and the World. Archived from the original on October 18, Holidays observed in African-American culture are not only observed by African Americans but are widely considered American holidays. The Black Power movement of the s and s followed in the wake of the non-violent Civil Rights Movement.
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Black History Month is another example of another African-American observance that has been adopted nationally and its teaching is even required by law in some states.
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African-American neighborhoods are types of ethnic enclaves found in many cities in the United States. African Americans in general differ from whites in their condemnation of homosexuality. Gumbo is said to be "an invention of enslaved Africans and African Americans" in Louisiana. This practice, a holdover from African oral traditions such as sanankouya , survived Emancipation, with non-blood family friends commonly accorded the status and titles of blood relations.