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a person not of the Caucasoid or White race
Usage: This word may well cause offence. If you need to refer to people's race it may be better to specify it or else to use a phrase such as 'a person from a minority ethnic group'
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|Adj.||1.||non-white - having skin rich in melanin pigments; "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"; "dark-skinned peoples"|
black - of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin; "a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.