color, colour, people of color, people of colour(noun)
a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
The numerical value of people of color in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of people of color in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color, to me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.
Do you want to lessen the blow or do you want to eradicate racism? I want to eradicate racism, yes I want opportunity for dialogue, but the impact of racism is killing people of color. We don't have time to tend to the emotional wounds of others, not when violence against people of color is the national status quo.
Today is Martin Luther King's birthday, and I can't help but ask the question: Is it time that people of color recognize how much power, influence, that we have amassed, that we no longer need to ask to be invited anywhere? begging for acknowledgement, or even asking, diminishes dignity and diminishes power. And we are a dignified people, and we are powerful.
In this moment, being proud of my country is to ignore the atrocities committed against people of color, people living in poverty, people who identify as women, and against my own queer community on a daily basis, the State’s Attorney’s Office is declining to file charges against( Bryton) Mellott as the act of burning a flag is protected free speech according to the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Texas v. Johnson, 491 US 397( 1989).
What I take from that is there was a need for these stories, and we’re fulfilling that on some level, there’s a lack of diversity in storytelling, especially on television… and it’s not just about LGBT people, it’s people of color, it’s all minorities… we just need to be aware of what people are experiencing. If you’re not experiencing that and you’re a producer or filmmaker, just take the time to educate yourself a little bit, or to put yourself in someone else’s shoes, and I think that just makes for better content everywhere. For our show, we just want people to have some sort of visceral reaction. Hopefully they like it, but it’s cool if people don’t and we can create a dialogue and have a real conversation.
Images & Illustrations of people of color
Find a translation for the people of color definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these people of color definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"people of color." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 Oct. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/people of color>.