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color bar

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(Anthropology & Ethnology) discrimination against people of a different race, esp as practised by White people against Black people
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Noun1.colour bar - barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites
ideological barrier - a barrier to cooperation or interaction resulting from conflicting ideologies
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The new facility showcases various segments like bedroom, dining room, living room, colour bars, colour consultation, sample displays and Colour Advisor.
It also led to a full and independent inquiry into discrimination inside British Rail, which found that colour bars were in place in several London stations from Camden to Broad Street.
To understand this project with its 'infinite number of obligations', it might help to realize that an eye for economy, together with an ingenious separation of programme functions--rendered in gorgeous colour bars in collaboration with Bruce Mau Design that recall Le Corbusier's vibrant colour keys--precipitated the stubby, irregular building shape outside.