black-on-black love


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  • adj. Something that is invisible or intentionally obfuscated, such as warnings or fine print.
  • adj. A description of the colors of an automobile (e.g., all black rims, paint, and interior).
  • adj. A reference to interactions between black people (e.g., "black-on-black crime").


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  • In fact, hip-hop has built an international industry out of black-on-black beef.

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  • A black-on-black Range Rover with some boss-ass twenty-two-inch rims was sitting there with its lights on me.

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  • Yes, we discussed the importance of Van Gogh's "Starry Night," and the fact that Ad Reinhardt's black-on-black paintings are, indeed, art.

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  • His primary directives are to slam the President, which is a better view black-on-black politically and hopefully cause some minority to switch parties.

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  • Left unsaid is the possibility that shocking pictures of black-on-black violence reinforced a view of nonwhites that apartheid's upholders were eager to disseminate.

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  • And he declares that the NAACP's "obsession" with the Tea Party is "unhealthy" considering the problems of black-on-black crime and substandard education for black children.

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  • If Brown had a reputation for brown-bagging his lunch and driving a decade-old Corolla to work every day, it might be a little easier for the public to swallow his claims that he had merely requested a "black-on-black SUV" and was shocked, shocked to see that it cost nearly $2,000 a month.

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  • But there is no evidence to suggest that Brown ever mustered any curiosity about his vehicle's price until it was published - never mind his deputy's e-mailed insistence that the city find him a "black Navigator, black-on-black interior, GPS, power moon roof, rear entertainment system and aluminum wheels."

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  • More from Lil Wayne, a native of New Orleans, the nation's perennial murder capital, who devotes his ingenuity to making black-on-black homicide sound fly:

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  • Dressing your female dancers in revealing leotards and your men in black-on-black designer suits and cryptic expressions is more than a little passé, except possibly at Nederlands Dans Theater.

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