Negroid race

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Related to Negroid race: Mongoloid race, Australoid race
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Noun1.Negroid race - a dark-skinned raceNegroid 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, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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Like many other scholars before and after him, Gobineau denied that any Negroid race had ever produced a great civilization".
Therefore a black person, to Rodney, is not necessarily a person of a negroid race, dark pigmentation or even African descent, but a person who belongs to one of the oppressed groups by the racist paradigm anywhere in the world.
Generally, "black" is exploited as an adjective and used metaphorically ("black shapes," "black shades," "black bones," "black frenzy"), as if Conrad was hesitant about using it generically, preferring the word indicating the Negroid race instead.