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The word Negro is used in the English-speaking world to refer to a person of black ancestry or appearance. [1]

68 relations: African American, African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68), Afro-Brazilian, Anthropology, Arabian Peninsula, Argentina, Asian people, Bantu peoples, Black people, Brazil, Central Asia, Chile, Chocolate-coated marshmallow treats, Chokladboll, Civil and political rights, Colored, Creole peoples, Diccionario de la lengua española, Dutch language, English language, Ethnonym, Finnish language, Free negro, French language, Ghostwriter, Haitian Creole, I Have a Dream, Irish language, Journal of Negro Education, Kaffir (racial term), Latin, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mauritania, Mulatto, Nation of Islam, Négritude, Negrito, Negro league baseball, Negroid, Negros (island), Nigga, Nigger, Opposite (semantics), Pardo, Pastry, Pejorative, Peoples of the Caucasus, Philippines, ..., Political correctness, Proto-Indo-European language, Proto-Indo-European root, Quadroon, Rio de Janeiro (state), São Paulo (state), Southern Africa, Spiritual (music), The New Dictionary of Modern Finnish, Turkish language, United Negro College Fund, United States Census, United States Census Bureau, Uruguay, Van Dale, Venezuela, Zanj, 2010 United States Census. Expand index (18 more) »

African American

African American, also referred to as Black American or Afro-American, is an ethnic group of Americans (citizens or residents of the United States) with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68)

The Civil Rights Movement or 1960s Civil Rights Movement, sometimes anachronistically referred to as the "African-American Civil Rights Movement" although the term "African-Americans" was not used in the 1960s, encompasses social movements in the United States whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in the Constitution and federal law.

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Afro-Brazilian is a term used in the 21st century by some in Brazil to refer to Brazilian people with African ancestry.

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Anthropology is the study of humanity.

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Arabian Peninsula

The Arabian Peninsula (شبه الجزيرة العربية or جزيرة العرب), also known as Arabia, is a peninsula of Western Asia situated north-east of Africa on the Arabian plate.

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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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Asian people

Asian people or Asiatic peopleUnited States National Library of Medicine.

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Bantu peoples

Bantu peoples is used as a general label for the 300–600 ethnic groups in Africa who speak Bantu languages.

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Black people

Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other given populations.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

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Central Asia

Central Asia is the core region of the Asian continent and stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north.

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Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Chocolate-coated marshmallow treats

Chocolate-coated marshmallow treats are produced in different variations around the world, with several countries claiming to have invented it or hailing it as their "national confection".

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Chokladboll ("chocolate ball") is a type of unbaked pastry that is a popular Swedish confectionery.

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Civil and political rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations and private individuals, and which ensure one's ability to participate in the civil and political life of the society and state without discrimination or repression.

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Colored or coloured is a term used in the United States and the United Kingdom to refer to black people (i.e., persons of sub-Saharan African ancestry; members of the black race).

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Creole peoples

The term Creole and its cognates in other languages — such as crioulo, criollo, creolo, créole, kriolu, criol, kreyol, kreol, kriol, krio, etc.

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Diccionario de la lengua española

The Diccionario de la lengua española, also known as the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española (DRAE), is the authoritative dictionary of the Spanish language.

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Dutch language

Dutch is a West Germanic language that is spoken in the European Union by about 23 million people as a first language—including most of the population of the Netherlands and about sixty percent of that of Belgium—and by another 5 million as a second language.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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An ethnonym (from the ἔθνος, éthnos, "nation" and ὄνομα, ónoma, "name") is the name applied to a given ethnic group.

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Finnish language

Finnish (or suomen kieli) is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland and by ethnic Finns outside Finland.

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Free negro

In United States history, a free negro or free black was the legal status in the territory of the United States of an African American person who was not a slave.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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A ghostwriter is a writer who authors books, manuscripts, screenplays, scripts, articles, blog posts, stories, reports, whitepapers, or other texts that are officially credited to another person.

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Haitian Creole

Haitian Creole (kreyòl,; créole haïtien; often called simply Creole or Kreyòl) is a French-based creole and is one of Haiti's two official languages, along with French.

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I Have a Dream

"I Have a Dream" is a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States.

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Irish language

Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.

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Journal of Negro Education

The Journal of Negro Education (J. Negro Educ.) is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Howard University established in 1932.

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Kaffir (racial term)

The word kaffir is a term used in South Africa to refer to a black person.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Léopold Sédar Senghor

Léopold Sédar Senghor (9 October 1906 – 20 December 2001) was a Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who for two decades served as the first president of Senegal (1960–80).

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Malcolm X

MalcolmX (May19, 1925February21, 1965), born Malcolm Little and also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (الحاجّ مالك الشباز), was an American Muslim minister and a human rights activist.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968), was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

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Mauritania (موريتانيا; Berber: Muritanya or Agawej; Gànnaar; Soninke: Murutaane; Pulaar: Moritani), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa.

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Mulatto is a term originally used to refer to a person who is born from one black parent and one white parent; or to persons of two Mulatto parents.

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Nation of Islam

The Nation of Islam (أمة الإسلام, abbreviated as NOI) is an Islamic religious movement founded in Detroit, United States, by Wallace D. Fard Muhammad on July 4, 1930.

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Négritude is a literary and ideological philosophy, developed by francophone African intellectuals, writers, and politicians in France during the 1930s.

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The Negrito are several ethnic groups who inhabit isolated parts of Southeast Asia.

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Negro league baseball

The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and, to a lesser extent, Latin Americans.

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Negroid (also known as Congoid) is a term that is used by forensic and physical anthropologists to refer to individuals and populations that share certain morphological and skeletal traits that are frequent among most populations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Negros (island)

Negros is an island of the Philippines located in the Visayas.

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Nigga (pronounced identically to nigg'''er''' in some dialects) is a colloquial term used in Black English Vernacular that began as an eye dialect form of the word nigger (a word originated as a term used in a neutral context to refer to black people, as a variation of the Spanish/Portuguese noun negro, a descendant of the Latin adjective niger, meaning the color "black").

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In the English language, the word "nigger" is an ethnic slur, usually directed at black people.

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Opposite (semantics)

In lexical semantics, opposites are words that lie in an inherently incompatible binary relationship as in the opposite pairs big: small, long: short, and precede: follow.

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Pardo is a word used in the Spanish colonies in America that refers to the descendants of Europeans and Amerindians who mixed with black people that formed persons who were neither mestizo nor mulatto.

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Pastry is a major type of bakers' confectionery.

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A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, derogative term, a term of abuse, or a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a low opinion of someone or something, or showing a lack of respect for someone or something.

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Peoples of the Caucasus

This article deals with the various ethnic groups inhabiting the Caucasus region.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Political correctness

Political correctness (adjectivally, politically correct, commonly abbreviated to PC) is an ordinarily pejorative term used to criticize language, actions, or policies seen as being excessively calculated not to offend or disadvantage any particular group of people in society.

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Proto-Indo-European language

Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is the linguistic reconstruction of the common ancestor of the Indo-European languages.

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Proto-Indo-European root

The roots of the reconstructed Proto-Indo-European language (PIE) are basic parts of words that carry a lexical meaning, so-called morphemes.

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Quadroon, and the associated words quarteron, octoroon and quintroon are terms that, historically, were applied to define the ancestry of people of mixed-race, generally of African and European ancestry in the slave societies of the Americas, but also, within Australia, to those of Aboriginal and European ancestry.

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Rio de Janeiro (state)

Rio de Janeiro is one of the 27 states of Brazil.

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São Paulo (state)

São Paulo is a state in Brazil.

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Southern Africa

Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several countries.

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Spiritual (music)

Spirituals (or Negro spirituals) are religious (generally Christian) songs that were created by enslaved African people in the United States.

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The New Dictionary of Modern Finnish

The New Dictionary of Modern Finnish (Finnish: Kielitoimiston sanakirja) is the most recent dictionary of the modern Finnish language.

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Turkish language

Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around 10–15 million native speakers in Southeastern Europe and 55–60 million native speakers in Western Asia.

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United Negro College Fund

The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 39 private historically black colleges and universities.

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United States Census

The United States Census is a decennial census mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution, which states: "Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States...

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a country in the southeastern region of South America.

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Van Dale

Van Dale's Great Dictionary of the Dutch Language (Van Dale Groot woordenboek van de Nederlandse taal), called Dikke Van Dale for short, is the leading dictionary of the Dutch language.

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Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America.

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Zanj (زنج; "Land of the Blacks" Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft, Volume 131 (Kommissionsverlag F. Steiner, 1981), p. 130.) was a name used by medieval Arab geographers to refer to both a certain portion of Southeast Africa (primarily the Swahili Coast), and to the area's Bantu inhabitants.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census, known as "Census 2010", is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro

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