A negro; a person whose skin is of a black color, or shaded with black; esp. a member or descendant of certain African races.
Includes persons who indicated their race as "Black or Negro" or reported entries such as African American, Afro-American, Black Puerto Rican, Jamaican, Nigerian, West Indian, or Haitian.
any scene containing one or more African-American women.
Coined by communist Stokeley Carmichael to refer to Negroes: is patronizing to non-Negroes. Better to use minority; Negro is sometimes acceptable.
An individual, not of Hispanic origin, with origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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.
a group exhibition that critically evaluates the progress made during South Africa's first decade of democracy, by representing socio-political issues as seen through the eyes of the six invited artists from Durban
Belonging to an ethnic group of African ancestry.
a person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Persons (based on self-identification) who indicated their race as Black or Negro, and including other groups such as African American, Afro-American, Black Puerto Rican, Jamaican, Nigerian, West Indian or Haitian.
An inclusive term for people of African descent, including, but not limited to, people from North and South America, the Caribbean, and Africa. Considered of great symbolic importance by many because it represents a casting off of terminology imposed by others. The terms Negro and Colored, although still used by some, are considered pejorative by most members of this group. See African American.
Relating to or belonging to a racial group having brown to black skin, especially one of African origin ...or belonging to an American ethnic group descended from African peoples having dark skin .... Black is often capitalized in its use to denote persons, though the lower case form black is still widely used by authors of all races .... Use of the capitalized form has the advantage of acknowledging the parallel with other ethnic groups and nationalities such as Italians, Sioux. (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language Third Edition, pp. 194)
is used in this document to describe people classified as African, Coloured, or Indian under the Apartheid system.
This term includes African, coloured and Indian South Africans
Non-white person of African descent, regardless of national origin. Use Black only in this larger context. Though commonly used in Canada, use of the terms African American, Haitian, Caribbean American, and the like, are encouraged in the United States.