Negro race


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Related to Negro race: Caucasian race, Black race, Negra
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Noun1.Negro race - a dark-skinned raceNegro race - a dark-skinned race      
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"
Black person, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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It is a happy characteristic of the Negro race, which they hold in common with little children, that their spirits seldom remain depressed for a considerable length of time after the immediate cause of depression is removed, and so it was that in half an hour Usanga's band was again beginning to take on to some extent its former appearance of carefree lightheartedness.
In that far-off mystic land of gold, and gems, and spices, and waving palms, and wondrous flowers, and miraculous fertility, will awake new forms of art, new styles of splendor; and the negro race, no longer despised and trodden down, will, perhaps, show forth some of the latest and most magnificent revelations of human life.
That would give these negro races a superior idea of European power."
During his Presidency, he signed an Executive Decision compelling all American movie studios to institute racial quotas for negro race in all American movies.
In November 1875 he contributed a scholarly paper titled "Mohammedanism and the Negro Race" to the London-based Fraser's Magazine and in May of the following year, he contributed a complementary scholarly paper titled "Christianity and the Negro Race" to the same prominent journal.
Citing Carl Van Vechten's description of ECM as "a composite autobiography of the Negro race" (121), Goldsby observes that even those readers who knew ECM was fiction, not autobiography, praised its dispassionate, objective portrayal of social facts rather than its style, characterization, and narrative innovations.
Declaration 39 reads, "That the colors, Red, Black and Green, be the colors of the Negro race." It was published by members of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA) during their first annual international convention chaired by UNIA President General Marcus Mosiah Garvey.
Others, most notably white capitalist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, declared Washington the original item, crowning him the Moses of the Negro race, the last occupant of that crowded throne in Claiming Exodus.
Bethune ultimately became a revered educator, activist, humanitarian, and leader who was known in her day as "the first lady of the Negro race." She was a larger-than-life figure whose every word, speech, and appearance was newsworthy to people across the country.
In Chapter 1 character Sylvia Landry in Micheaux's Within Our Gates becomes relegated to something like "race wifehood" in her marriage to the New Negro race man as hero (p.
It would give the persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union...the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak; to hold public meetings upon political affairs, and to keep and carry arms wherever they went.
Although Williams is more well-known for his History of the Negro Race in America, this work is remarkable for its inclusion of Williams's own experience serving in the US Colored Troops, as well as first-hand accounts by officers who commanded Negro troops.