I speak advisedly when I say this,--that killing a slave, or any colored person
, in Talbot county, Maryland, is not treated as a crime, either by the courts or the community.
"On the flip side,'' Noah adds cheerfully, "you come to South Africa and say to a colored person
, 'Excuse me, are you mixed race?' They'll probably be like, 'Your ma's mixed race.' So you must be careful.''
If a colored person
can rule the United State of America, why cannot an Albanian be Prime Minister of Macedonia?
This lopsided legal relation between Whites and non-Whites had even come to a point that when a white person killed a black or colored person
, irrespective whether the latter was free or enslaved, punishment would usually only consist of a fine.
For over 70 years, the Gallup Organization has been posing the following scenario in their national surveys: "If your party nominated a generally well-qualified person for president who happened to be--, would you vote for that person?" It is a sign of changing times that the term has gone from "a colored person
" to "Negro" to "black" during that period.
There are those who think if a colored person
cares for books it is because they have white blood in their veins somewhere which gives them that taste for learning.
of a colored person
at the University of Missouri ...
My parents were always supportive of my dance life, but that evening I was greeted with, "If I ever catch you sitting next to a colored person
again, that will be the end of your dance career!" That night I cried myself to sleep, never understanding what I had done wrong.
thwarted, then colored person
She traveled from town to town with them learning about baseball and life, the life of a colored person
in the South before desegregation, during the Depression.
I don't know if the watermelon qua watermelon was the real deal, although to be sure the negroes didn't like that, but if it was a regular colored person
with watermelon and he said that to them and they just left, I don't know if it would have had the same impact.
In 1866 Virginia decreed that "Every person having one-fourth or more Negro blood shall be deemed a colored person
, and every person not a colored person
having one-fourth or more Indian blood shall be deemed an Indian."