African American Culture And Ethnicity

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Culture and ethnicity are two broad and varied terms that are used repeatedly in our society to describe people of different races and religions. The United States is full of different cultures and ethnicities. African Americans have different cultures, beliefs, and views of the healthcare system. For example, most African Americans that live in the US today are descendants from their ancestors that came from Africa. Most African Americans that live here now are not directly from African, but their ancestors were originally from there. Health and illness are different in the eyes of African Americans. For instance, African Americans see elders as the knowledgeable individuals and necessary to the community for survival. They feel that the
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