Black race


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Noun1.Black race - a dark-skinned raceBlack race - a dark-skinned race      
race - people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock; "some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings"
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
References in classic literature ?
So Satan had it in for the whole black race, and the second after he landed on the beach the bridge-building gang was stampeding over the compound fence and swarming up the cocoanut palms.
On the whole, it is apparent that the black race has thrived far better in the past two centuries under men of its own color than it had under the domination of whites during all previous history.
1} Black races are evidently known to the writer as stretching all across Africa, one half looking West on to the Atlantic, and the other East on to the Indian Ocean.
I think Africa and the whole black race have always been misrepresented by the Western media.
Throughout his lengthy career, Du Bois firmly insisted that Negro art promote public, socially redemptive images of the black race.
African people have had 400 years of ethnic cleansing and the watering down of the black race.
Runoko Rashidi, the African-American historian and researcher, uses the words "Black" and "African' interchangeably, defining all members of the black race to be of "Australoid" and "African" (once labelled "Negroid" by European scholars) descent.
Some people dream of a colour-blind society and the equality of men, others dream of a society in which the black race will be superior and defiant of other races.
How could the black race build a nation within a nation and keep the peace?
As Michael Dash has written, American representations of Haiti since its independence most often have been projections of fantasy or insecurity: Haiti has been "the extreme case, whether it was virgin terrain, a garden of earthly delights where the black race could begin again or the closest and most histrionic example of Africa's continental darkness" (2-3).
Because so many contradictory meanings coalesce in the black utterance, that utterance opens a window onto contentious cultural debat es about the meaning of blackness, the role of African Americans in national life, and, as we see particularly in lola Leroy, the future of the black race.
As if signifying on Melville's general reference to "race" here as designating the black race in particular, Wright shows the source of Bigger's "bodily woes [and] intellectual and spiritual exasperation" to be the white race.