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  • Semana negra is awesome (not that i'm from Gijón or anything ... xD)

    Fond Memories of Spain

  • (Agua negra is the dirty water that emits from Oaxaca's broken or badly maintained sewage system in some poor neighborhoods.)

    New thread, Oaxaca

  • By the way, Barbara, we just came back from walking our monsters down to the foot of Rio Zula Street in West Ajijic, about a mile west of the Ajijic park where the agua negra was pouring into the lake and the untreated agua negra is pouring into the lake there as well and has been for months.

    Night of the Aguanegra

  • It is a warm spring night, with a hint of the Santa Anas in the air, and the least likely place in Los Angeles to experience a pastoral groove is probably the outside seating area at Lukshon, in the alleyway behind the Helms Bakery complex, settled around a table, waiting for the wine dude to return with a freakishly obscure bottle of listan negra, which is a kind of high-acid Canary Islands beaujolais.

    Lukshon: The Jonathan Gold Review

  • (One need not to ask what he called African Americans before he learned to say "negra" instead.)

    Profile in Courage Time for Big O

  • I do not argue them out of calling me and my sister "negra" because I refuse to accept their language.

    Readercon 16: Day 1

  • The black truffle tarama and the jambon pata negra are also well worth putting in the takeaway bag.

    10 of the best shops in Paris

  • In Mexico City, I was once pulled into a nude protest I was observing since everyone wanted to dance with "la negra".

    Oneika Raymond: Should I Be Mad That They Take My Photo Because I'm Black?

  • In a driving refrain that carries the song, he sings that you can still hear the man's voice in Cartagena yelling "don't hit my negra!"

    Eline Gordts: Álvaro José Arroyo

  • In Cuba the connotation have to do which the way it is said, and there are occasions where people could say, 'ahi si que no mi negra', which mean, 'not way Jose', regardless of the of the other person race.

    Ensename, por favor!

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