people of colour

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Noun1.people of colour - 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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He may be upset but the all of the people of colour I have spoken to would of been upset to know that he was allowed to.
And while many whites are still poor, poverty continues to be disproportionately the experience of people of colour, especially among the millions of their children who have been abandoned by society.
Colonization became a national reform movement in 1816 with the formation of the American Society for the Colonizing of Free People of Colour.

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