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]


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]


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

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  1. ^ "Alabama QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau". 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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