colored person

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Noun1.colored person - a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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On the flip side,'' Noah adds cheerfully, "you come to South Africa and say to a colored person, 'Excuse me, are you mixed race?
If a colored person can rule the United State of America, why cannot an Albanian be Prime Minister of Macedonia?
The "Black Law" made it a crime to teach "any colored person who is not an inhabitant of any town" in Connecticut unless the town first agreed.
There are those who think if a colored person cares for books it is because they have white blood in their veins somewhere which gives them that taste for learning.
My parents were always supportive of my dance life, but that evening I was greeted with, "If I ever catch you sitting next to a colored person again, that will be the end of your dance career
She traveled from town to town with them learning about baseball and life, the life of a colored person in the South before desegregation, during the Depression.
I don't know if the watermelon qua watermelon was the real deal, although to be sure the negroes didn't like that, but if it was a regular colored person with watermelon and he said that to them and they just left, I don't know if it would have had the same impact.
In 1866 Virginia decreed that "Every person having one-fourth or more Negro blood shall be deemed a colored person, and every person not a colored person having one-fourth or more Indian blood shall be deemed an Indian.
Upton has given orders so that no colored person shall be admitted on the grounds.