color line

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Synonyms for color line

barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites

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First, her premise that an internal critical standard existed among black critics who avoided early black American fiction of the color line overlooks the pioneering efforts of critics who did not have available to them much of the pre-Harlem Renaissance fiction that has recently been discovered.
Finnish ship power supplier and decentralised power generation systems provider Wartsila Corporation said on Monday (29 May) that it had been awarded a contract for the main and auxiliary engines for two new high-speed roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) passenger ferries being built at the Rauma shipyard of Aker Yards ASA in Finland for the Norwegian ferry company Color Line AS.
In fact, until his conviction, Davis seems to be unaware of the racist divide in the community and his potential transgression of "the color line.
Finnish cargo-handling solutions provider Cargotec Corporation, formerly part of KONE Corporation, said on Friday (31 March) that its MacGREGOR business area had received a large roll-on/roll-off (ro/ro) access equipment order for two high-speed ferries for the Norwegian ship owner Color Line AS.
Especially for folks who have, say, an uncle who crossed the color line way back when, or an allegedly white coworker whose crinkly hair and peachy skin tone makes you go hmmm
As Dixon sums up his view, "since the Negroes under Legree's head had drawn the color line in politics, the races had been drifting steadily apart" (197), and lynching--a practice he claims to regret--emerged in response.
Norwegian shipbuilding group Aker Yards ASA said on Tuesday (2 November) that it had signed a letter of intent with ferry operator Color Line to build two fast ferries.
Scholars have known for decades that Chesnutt allowed his editor at Houghton Mifflin, Walter Hines Page, to preside over the selection and organization of material for The Conjure Woman, and most critics acknowledge that Chesnutt's other masterful collection, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line, was assembled under similarly haphazard circumstances.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-27 May 2005-Aker Yards ASA signs contract with Color Line AS for new cruise ship(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Chesnutt's The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line contains stories ridiculing the arrogance of whites ("The Passing of Grandison") and the color prejudice of mulattos ("The Wife of His Youth" and "A Matter of Principle").
Life on the Color Line, for example, is one of several memoirs about passing that can claim bestseller status, and Shirlee Haizlipp's The Sweeter the Juice captured the attention of Oprah Winfrey and her audiences in 1995, perhaps inspiring other biographies and essay collections.
The Norwegian ferry company Color Line AS has decided to increase its capacity on the Denmark-Norway route.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-16 December 2002-Kvaerner Masa-Yards wins EUR300m ferry order from Color Line AS(C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Du Bois' famous observation, the problem of the twentieth century was the problem of the color line, then the problem of the twenty-first century is the problem of difference.