Black person


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Noun1.Black person - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)Black person - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
person of color, person of colour - (formal) any non-European non-white person
Negress - a Black woman or girl
Black race, Negro race, Negroid race - a dark-skinned race
Black man - a man who is Black
Black woman - a woman who is Black
colored, colored person - a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
darkey, darkie, darky - (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black people
Tom, Uncle Tom - (ethnic slur) offensive and derogatory name for a Black man who is abjectly servile and deferential to Whites
picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
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In all our difficulties and anxieties, however, I never went to a white or a black person in the town of Tuskegee for any assistance that was in their power to render, without being helped according to their means.
A SENIOR Leicestershire police officer has explained the reasons behind statistics that suggest a black person is five times more likely to be stopped and searched than a white person.
And the message from Burna, I believe, would be that every black person should please remember that you were Africans before you became anything else.
More explicitly, should we compensate a black person of today by punishing a white person of today, by taking his money, for what a white person of yesteryear did to a black person of yesteryear?
Just as an animal whisperer interprets and explains animal behavior to humans, a Negro Whisperer is a Black person who explains Black people, Black culture and Black issues to non-Black audiences.
FILM-MAKER Steve McQueen has said he was "disturbed" by Liam Neeson's outburst about wanting to kill a black person.
FORMER Newcastle United footballer John Barnes has said Liam Neeson deserves a medal for his honesty after the actor revealed he once held violent thoughts about killing a black person in revenge after someone close to him was raped.
LIAM Neeson gave one of the most explosive, career-ending interviews I have ever heard when he told a journalist he wanted to murder a black person after someone close to him was raped.
LIVERPOOL FC legend John Barnes has said Liam Neeson "deserves a medal" for his honesty, after the actor revealed he once held violent thoughts about killing a black person in revenge after someone close to him was raped.
Many 20th-century blackface images, in which non-black performers used make-up to represent a caricature of a black person, use similar symbolism, such as the bone through the nose, big hair and bikini, and were often used to depict racial stereotypes.
Liam Neeson has said he is ashamed to admit he had violent thoughts about killing a black person after learning that someone close to him had been raped.
Scott Walker announced Tuesday that the future Milwaukee State Office Building will be named after the late Vel Phillips.<br />Phillps, who died in April, was a civil-rights pioneer who helped lead open-housing marches in Milwaukee in the 1960s and was the first black person elected to a statewide office in Wisconsin.<br />Phillips blazed a trail for minorities and women by becoming the first black woman to graduate from the University of Wisconsin Law School.