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person of colour

n
a person who is not White
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.person of colour - (formal) any non-European non-white person
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
formality - compliance with formal rules; "courtroom formality"
people of color, people of colour, colour, color - a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
Black person, blackamoor, Negro, Negroid, Black - a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
Amerindian, Native American - any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived
wog - (offensive British slang) term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia
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You are a racist if you fight back with words or ideas that differ with persons of color.
The new law amends the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Education Code to prohibit employers and schools from enforcing purportedly race neutral grooming policies that disproportionately impact persons of color. Under this bill, employers would still be able to make and enforce certain policies, so long as they are valid and non-discriminatory, and have no disparate impact; for example, employers can still require employees to secure their hair for safety or hygienic reasons.
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As investigations widened, authorities unleashed such a ferocious wave of repression that the conspiracy eventually became known as La Escalera ("the ladder") after the implement to which thousands of persons of color were tied down prostrate to be scourged repeatedly for testimony by the lash.
Multicultural women face two career challenges, as women and as persons of color. Company policies and corporate cultures that ignore those challenges and the unique contributions of multicultural women are doing the women and the company a disservice.
Another factor may have been that the other applicant had more leadership skills or experience relating to persons of color and would be able to better represent these persons in legal matters.
In the aftermath of Shonda-gate, it has come out that among the Times' 20 cultural critics, there are only two persons of color and no black critics.
(8) Statutes also allowed for harsher punishment of persons of color than for whites who committed the same crimes.
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