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African African-American refers to individuals of mixed direct African and African-American parentage, irrespective of the racial origins of their indigenous or aboriginal African parent. They may be American nationals or have multiple nationalities, depending on where they were born and the specific embassy policies.
Notable African African-Americans
- Tiffany Haddish - Comedienne - born to an Eritrean father and African-American mother
- Yaphet Kotto - Actor - born to a Cameroonian father and an African-American mother
- Nnegest Likké - Film Director - born to an Ethiopian father and African-American mother
- Nana Meriwether - Miss Maryland USA 2012 - born to a South African mother and African-American Delano Meriwether
- Qwanell Mosley - Singer - born to parents of Eritrean and African-American descent
- Barack Obama - U.S. president - born to a Kenyan father and a mother descended from an early African-American slave.
- Gabourey Sidibe - Actress - born to a Senegalese father and African-American mother Alice Tan Ridley
- Ella Thomas - Actress/Model - born to an African-American father and Eritrean mother
- Tyler, The Creator - Rapper - born to a Nigerian father and African-American mother
- McMurtrie, John (2006-04-13), "Nnegest Likke - "Phat Girlz" writer - hits it big!", San Francisco Chronicle, retrieved 2008-12-26
- "Soweto-linked woman eyes Miss USA title". South African Time. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
The high-achieving young woman has a Soweto-born mother and an American father.
- "About Nana". Miss USA, Inc. Archived from the original on 2 March 2012. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
Her father was the first African American to be admitted and graduate from Duke University.
- Williams, Kam (November 10, 2009). "Gabby Sidibe "Precious" Interview with Kam Williams". NewsBlaze. Retrieved November 10, 2009.