It's not easy to identify all of the ingredients in the great American Melting Pot. The 2010 U.S. Census left off questions about ancestry to avoid controversy, though the Census Bureau's American Community Survey separately tracks Hispanic and Latino origin, Asian origin, American Indian and Alaska Native tribal groupings, and various other ancestry groups. African American, which appeared as a major ancestry group in the 2000 Census, is now listed by the Census as a racial group, with ancestry listed only for smaller groups from specific African countries. Insidermonkey experts made a list on 10 largest ethnic groups and nationalities in America.
The US is a multi-racial and multi-ethnic country. The state officially categorizes its population into six groups notably the Whites, African Americans, Native Americans/Alaskan Natives, Pacific Islanders, Asians, and Native Hawaiians. The black community is designated as people with a sub-Saharan African descent.The majority of Afro-Americans came to the US during the era of slavery in the European settlements. The slaves came from West and Central Africa. This racial group faced a tide of racial discrimination before the 15th amendment of the American Constitution. Today, the community is regarded as equal to the whites to a point of having Barack Obama, as the president of the US. You can also check our article on 7 Most Educated Ethnic Groups in America.