Glossary of Education
- Persons of black African descent. For citizens or legal residents of the U.S. of black African descent, use "African Americans." Where appropriate, use Identifier(s) from the Geographic Locations Identifier List. Prior to 2004 "Blacks" was used for persons of black African descent, regardless of country of citizenship or place of residence. From 2004-2007 this concept may have been indexed under "Ethnic Groups" or "Minority Groups."