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  • verb Present participle of Africanize.

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Examples

  • We take you now to Kenya, where African soap opera producers and actors have been discussing ways of what some called Africanizing the industry.

    CNN Transcript Sep 20, 2003

  • Meanwhile the Kenyan educational authorities were “Africanizing” the school curriculum.

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  • Meanwhile the Kenyan educational authorities were “Africanizing” the school curriculum.

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  • Meanwhile the Kenyan educational authorities were “Africanizing” the school curriculum.

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  • Meanwhile, some churches-impressed with the Muslims 'success -- have tried to attract more black men by Africanizing Christianity.

    Battling For Soul

  • And while there has been the odd racial incident here and there and the continuing calls for blackening or Africanizing institutions of higher learning, there's been nothing like the massive resistance experienced in Georgia and other states in the Deep South.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2001

  • Since the other reasons given for the dismissal amount to no more than the general desirability of Africanizing the Army, it seems that the precipitating factor in the General's dismissal was the British Government's activity on behalf of Tshombe.

    Changing the Guard

  • Kansas, of opening all American territory to slavery, of Africanizing the continent by reopening the slave-trade, of breaking down barriers which State legislation has interposed against the introduction of slaves, and of putting the propagandists of slavery in full possession of every power.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 25, November, 1859

  • Without pausing here to consider the policy or impolicy of Africanizing the Southern part of our territory, I would simply ask the attention of

    History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States

  • Her true topic is, as she puts it, "the Africanizing of the Southern palate," and ultimately of the American one.

    NYT > Home Page

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