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African Americans in Georgia
Family of slaves in Georgia, circa 1850.jpg
African American slaves in Georgia in 1850
Regions with significant populations
Atlanta metropolitan area, Albany, Columbus, Augusta, Savannah, Macon, Valdosta
Languages
Southern American English
Religion
Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, atheism, Historically Black Protestant[1]
Related ethnic groups
Gullah, White Southerners, English Americans, Irish Americans, Mexican Americans, Black Hispanic and Latino Americans, Romani Americans, African Americans in California, African Americans in Alabama, African Americans in Mississippi, African Americans in Tennessee
African Americans lynched in Georgia in 1916.
African Americans lynched in Georgia in 1916.
Playboi Carti[2]
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African-American Georgians are residents of the U.S. state of Georgia who are of African American ancestry. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, African Americans were 31.2% of the state's population.[3]

History

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Spanish colonists brought African slaves in Georgia in 1526.[4] African slaves imported to Georgia primarily came from Angola, Sierra Leone, and the Gambia.[5] They were primarily enslaved by British Americans.[citation needed]

Lynching

Main article: Lynching in the United States

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Notable people

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Politics

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Education

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Civil rights movement

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Civil war

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Religious Landscape Study".
  2. ^ "Cover Story: The Secret Life of Playboi Carti".
  3. ^ "Georgia QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau". Quickfacts.census.gov. 2011. Archived from the original on June 22, 2015. Retrieved January 20, 2014.
  4. ^ https://www.todayingeorgiahistory.org/tih-georgia-day/lucas-vasquez-de-ayllon/
  5. ^ "Slavery in Colonial Georgia". New Georgia Encyclopedia.
  6. ^ "Cover Story: The Secret Life of Playboi Carti".