person of color

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n person of color (formal) any non-European non-white person
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Quotations

  • Olympia Brown
    Olympia Brown
    “He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors.”

Usage

In literature:

I never knew before or since a person of his years who colored so easily.
"Medoline Selwyn's Work" by Mrs. J. J. Colter
He seized upon the topmost person of color and pitched him into the street.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
By far the larger part of the capital of the colored people is as yet invested in enterprises conducted by white persons.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
Here again was the novelty of newness and a personality of exceeding richness and color.
"Winner Take All" by Larry Evans
According to the census of 1870, the actual population consisted of 929,199 white and 13,153 colored persons.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
The face and other exposed parts of the persons of all the figures must be colored light-brown, and the men wear heavy beards.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
The voice of a colored person in the rear breaks in upon my recollections of the warbler.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
Mr. Cook had violated two laws, he was an immigrant, and he opened a school for children of persons of color.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
The free person of color was exempted from military duty and from the payment of a poll-tax.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
Some persons in England endeavored to give to his voyage the color of a desertion from a cause of which he despaired.
"Benjamin Franklin" by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
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In news:

Boston Acoustics ' recently unveiled Horizon Series highlights the company's 'Personal Option Plan' that includes a variety of grille colors.
My body of work up to this point has been made up of art created by using very toxic mediums - all highly stable and with lasting brilliant color – but running counter to my subject matter and personal lifestyle.
I enjoyed his old columns when he was talking about the importance of education and personal responsibility in improving the lives of all American citizens, no matter what their color.
Stained glass windows are a terrific way to add a bit of color and personality to your home.
Inspired by her own personal loss, Verneda White uses fashion to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in communities of color.
They say in times of crisis, a person's true colors reveal themselves more brilliantly than ever.
Who Gets To Claim Status As A Person Of Color .
Adopters fill out a questionnaire and the results give them a color code, telling them which set of personality type s would be best for them to consider.
Seeing the Fall colors in the Rocky Mountains is one of the most breathtaking sights a person can take in.
Beginning January 1, 1974, all new South Dakota Driver's licenses will have a colored photo of the person to whom the license is issued.
There's a well-dressed elephant in the room for any person of color attending Fashion Week.
" "Any person of color can say.
San Antonio media personality Vanessa Macias, known nationally for her colorful stint on "Amazing Race" earlier this year, was arrested late last week on suspicion of DWI.
Boston Acoustics' recently unveiled Horizon Series highlights the company's 'Personal Option Plan' that includes a variety of grille colors .
Yasumura spends her downtime making them in a variety of patterns and colors to match each dog's personality.
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In science:

Select image and name in personalized view of places. 2. Select image and name in personalized view of people. 3. Select thumbnail in personalized view of document. 4. Using Preferences, make the document text size bigger, highlight text, and change the background color.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
This is a personal summary of the meeting “Saturation, the Color Glass Condensate and Glasma: What Have we Learned from RHIC?” that took place at BNL in May 2010.
The Status of Parton Saturation and the CGC
For example, the description of a person might include weight in kilograms, with a value such as ., and color of eyes whose value is one of `brown', `blue', etc. C. (Quinlan,  ) is one such system that learns decision-tree classi(cid:12)ers.
Improved Use of Continuous Attributes in C4.5
By making linear combinations of the 4 filters, he was able to show that one can form “iso-z” loci on color-color plots, and hence provide a “poor-person’s redshift machine”. A strong effort in applying photometric redshifts to a specific astronomical problem was first made by Loh & Spillar (1986).
Photometric Redshift Techniques: Reliability and Applications
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