colored person


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Synonyms for colored person

a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive

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At a major art school I was told, "This is the best portfolio we have seen, but it would be a waste to give a scholarship to a colored person.
In The Conquest, Micheaux/Devereaux writes, "This was my fifth year and still there had not been a colored person on my land" (194).
There were demands for stricter limits on free Negroes, including severe punishments for anyone "who may attempt to teach any colored person to read or write.
Some one colored person somewhere in the world does as good a job as anyone else, - perhaps a better one.
Unless some other colored person turns Pickens in he'll never be found.
The Meeting" received eight 1987 National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons (NCP) Theatre Awards.
The officer in charge shall not bury, or allow to be buried, any colored persons upon ground set apart or used for the burial of white persons.
Supreme Court's 1944 decision to strike down the use of all-white primaries, and the increased activism of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons (NAACP) and its white liberal allies in lobbying Congress for civil rights legislation
The meeting will kick off with the Opening General Session the morning Thursday, December 1, featuring an address from Kweisi Mfume, president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons (see Nation's Cities Weekly, September 27, 1999) and remarks from outgoing NLC President Clarence Anthony.
It shall be unlawful to conduct a restaurant or other place for serving of food in the city in which white and colored people are served in the same room, unless such white and colored persons are effectually separated by a solid partition extending from the floor upward to a distance of six feet.
Finally, it is worth noting that a number of foundations have entered the legal field, which at one time was dominated by the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Persons Legal Defense Fund.
There is a surplus population of at least six thousand colored persons women and children in and about Memphis who have no visible means of support who are, however, in a great measure induced to remain about the city by the employed colored people.