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Ne·gros

 (nā′grōs, nĕ′-)
An island of the central Philippines in the Visayan Islands between Panay and Cebu. Sugarcane is important to its economy.

Negros

(ˈneɪɡrəʊs; Spanish ˈneɣrɔs)
n
(Placename) an island of the central Philippines, one of the Visayan Islands. Capital: Bacolod. Pop: 3 700 000 (2000 est). Area: 12 704 sq km (4904 sq miles)

Ne•gros

(ˈneɪ groʊs)

n.
an island of the central Philippines. 5043 sq. mi. (13,061 sq. km).
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To all intents and purposes Roxy was as white as anybody, but the one sixteenth of her which was black outvoted the other fifteen parts and made her a Negro.
On frosty nights the humane Negro prowler would warm the end of the plank and put it up under the cold claws of chickens roosting in a tree; a drowsy hen would step on to the comfortable board, softly clucking her gratitude, and the prowler would dump her into his bag, and later into his stomach, perfectly sure that in taking this trifle from the man who daily robbed him of an inestimable treasure--his liberty--he was not committing any sin that God would remember against him in the Last Great Day.
Negros Occidental's Provincial Board approved Wednesday a budget of PHP6.
The Negros Occidental chapter of the Philippine Association of Court Employees (Pace Negros Occidental) refused on Tuesday to join the call of their national counterparts Chief Justice Ma.
The New People's Army (NPA) appears to be stepping up its attacks on Negros Island after the group admitted it was behind the execution of two alleged military informants in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental.
RBVI-DW 02, entitled Prescribing New Minimum Wage Rates for Domestic Workers in Region VI Western Visayas provides a single rate of P3,500 per month for all domestic workers working in the Provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo and Negros Occidental.
Anossa pertenca aos Agentes de Pastoral Negros significou criar um canal de conexao conosco mesmos e com nossas historias da fe ancestral.
Los negros no eran desconocidos; segregados, humillados, jugaban en las Ligas Negras, en estadios pobres, maltrechos, con escaso publico, con salarios bajos, pero muchos jugadores de las Mayores los respetaban: Honus Wagner, considerado el mejor shortstop de la historia, se enorgullecia de que lo compararan con Raymond Dandridge; Babe Ruth disfrutaba los duelos de batazos largos con Joshua Gibson, en los que ganaba casi siempre el negro.
No terceiro capitulo do livro W Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity, bell hooks, (1) intelectual, academica e feminista estadunidense, pesquisa livros criticos e autobiograficos elaborados por intelectuais negros e destaca reflexoes, memorias e relatos sobre infancia, juventude, escolarlzacao, processos de socializacao e de formacao intelectual entre homens negros.
En un articulo publicado recientemente por el diario estadounidense The New York Times se lee: "Para los negros cubanos, la revolucion no ha comenzado", afirmacion que le atribuye al escritor cubano Roberto Zurbano.
Pais donde son corrientes la horca y la flagelacion por latigazos; pais sin derechos para el ochenta por ciento de los pobladores, criaturas los negros, criaturas los hindues y los mestizos; pais para el veinte por ciento de sus habitantes, blancos que son amos, amos que son reyes, reyes que dispensan la "dignidad" a quien les sirve y la libertad a nadie, aunque les sirva; pais de injusticias radicales y de contradicciones mas radicales aun, Sudafrica ha hecho de la sospecha una prueba y de la presuncion un delito.
GPI) launches its Negros Occidental Junior Green Artists Summer Competition on April 15-22, that aims to involve the Filipino youth in promoting environmental awareness within their ranks and the community at large.