Definitions for people of color

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. color, colour, people of color, people of colour(noun)

    a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kenneth Wayne Jones:

    Nothing represents African-Americans in that flag and in that Confederacy but the fact that the states didn't hide the fact that from an economic development standpoint they were going to keep on owning people of color to do the work to make the money.

  2. Valerie Jarrett:

    Raffi Freedman-Gurspan demonstrates the kind of leadership this administration champions, her commitment to bettering the lives of transgender Americans, particularly transgender people of color and those in poverty, reflects the values of this administration.

  3. Curtiss Reed:

    His message is remarkably consistent in that it is devoid of any conversation around race. He is colorblind to an extent that it seems that race is something that is uncomfortable for him to talk about. He is like a lot of Vermonters, it's easy to rattle off statistics, but that's not engaging people of color.

  4. Crystal Moten:

    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.

  5. Chip Greenidge:

    I have spent my life in service to others -- encouraging urban high school students to apply, attend and graduate college, and convening a number of activities helping minorities and people of color get involved in civic life, however, over the years, I have not been able to really work on my own health and nutrition goals.

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