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people of color


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  • n. Plural form of person of color.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)


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  • The negroes are now all exalted to that dignity, and vote accordingly; moreover, the negroes are at this moment sitting as members of the state legislature of South Carolina: in spite of which, my man-servant, a very decent-looking, respectably dressed individual, was not allowed here to purchase a ticket for any part of the theater to which I went the other night, and was turned from the door with the announcement that people of color were not admitted even to the gallery there.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • It was a time when people of color were made to sit in the back of the bus and, if the whites-only section in front filled up, even to give up their seats in the colored section.

    Manifesting Michelangelo


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