Related to Negrophile: necrophilia


One who admires and supports black people and their culture.

ne′gro·phil′ism (nē′grə-fī′lĭz′əm, nĭ-grŏf′ə-) n.
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(ˈni grəˌfaɪl, -fɪl)

also Ne•gro•phil


(sometimes l.c.) a person who is particularly supportive of black people.
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Apart from his admiration for Boas, Freyre fell in love with the "romantic exoticism" of the novels of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, a Greco-Irish immigrant to the United States and negrophile author of Two Years in the French West Indies.
Although she could be an advocate, philanthropist, and mentor, Miss Anne was also maligned as a negrophile, parasite, and predator.
Cette piece, apogee du theatre negrophile, temoigne de la sensibilite de l'Occident A la justice du postcolonial (Striker 77).
This was not a popular opinion in the city of Boston, which we were just talking about, where Dvorak was denounced as a "negrophile," a lover of black people.
William Cobbett, described by Thompson as "the 'free-born Englishman' incarnate" and credited with having created radicalism's intellectual culture, repeatedly denounced the "negrophile" hypocrisy of British abolitionism.
While so-called negrophile writers and activists achieved some political stature in France in the 1790s, the victory of Saint-Domingue's black armies over France in 1802 solidified the increasingly zoological rhetoric in Europe about Africans and their descendants.
This had not bothered the enlightened Ronny, a self-confessed "extreme Negrophile" who had himself been known to enjoy "the beds of his black colleagues' wives without any condescension whatsoever" (16).
We are privy to the knowledge that Kriss's former husband was a one-time "Negrophile" who had enjoyed "the beds of his black colleagues' wives without any condescension whatsoever." Yet his engagement with psychoanalysis in order "to rid himself of a homosexual bent" also cured him of his love affair with the Negro Problem, for "it turned out afterwards that he loved blacks less" (16)., edited by Contra Costa Times editor George Kelly in between posts to his Web log,
],'" L'Argus des theatres, 3e annee [6 aout 1846]: I, feuilleton) similarly observes: "La litterature tourne au negrophile [sic], et apres le Mousse de M.
Johnston considered himself a monogenesist and a negrophile and, like many scholars of the time, he was pre-occupied with classification and sub-classification of peoples.
That honour goes to certain negrophile writers of the period covered here.