people of color


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people of color

n.
Plural of person of color.
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Noun1.people of color - a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
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"
person of color, person of colour - (formal) any non-European non-white person
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Sadly enough, and as documented in numerous studies, including a landmark report from the National Research Council (an arm of the National Academy of Sciences), people of color are still being targeted by such punitive and racist measures.
Recent and projected demographic shifts in the state mean that people of color are growing as a share of the workforce and population, and in Minnesota racial gaps in income, poverty, employment, education, wealth and health are unusually high and persistent.
It's a great feeling to be able to help the People of Color Network, and support their cause of helping people facing mental illness get on a path of recovery and wellness.
The first step in ending the violent death of so many LGBT people of color is to put their issues at the center of the LGBT agenda: affordable housing, health care, employment, public benefits, and education," he says.
There was no public notice announcing that hey, we're going after Black folks, but lenders targeted people of color with teaser rates on mortgages, and, well, the rest is history now.
Fusion is only slightly different in that it focuses on people of color," says Outfest executive director Kirsten Schaffer.
for people of color who live in small town America because many of us come from that environment.
I am happy to see people of color getting involved in bringing more of these images to TV, film, and theater, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera.
Poor people and people of color disproportionately reside in substandard housing, a pressing example of health inequities in the built environment.
This is very threatening and difficult for our employee base, of which out of 3,000 people we have about 700 people of color," he said.
By using a race-centered perspective, they show that the nation's welfare system is, in fact, a welfare racist system designed to oppress and exploit African Americans and other people of color.
Contrary to this model, many women and people of color experience human life as defined, sustained, and responsible to others within a nexus of community.

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