(redirected from person of color)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
But if you are a person of color who likes a lot of the same stuff white people like, does that make you white?
He asks White participants to reach out to a person of color and have a conversation on a prompt related to issues of race.
When you have a company of 58,000 people, whether you're a person of color, a woman, a man, white male, whatever you might be, and everybody believes they all have a chance to achieve what they choose to achieve, I think that creates a terrific environment.
While this antiessentialist critique of the race-sexuality analogies follows from critical theory, the antiracist and person of color retorts impede progressive projects because they often reinforce heterosexism and, like the comparative approach to race and sexuality used by pro- and anti-gay forces, further marginalize gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people of color.
At Wake Forest University last fall, one of the few events designated as "mandatory" for freshman orientation was attendance at Blue Eyed, a filmed racism awareness workshop in which whites are abused, ridiculed, made to fail, and taught helpless passivity so that they can identify with "a person of color for a day.
As the American Civil Liberties Union has written, "No person of color is safe from this treatment anywhere, regardless of their obedience to the law.
The law makes it clear that capital punishment applies in this case based on the race of both accused and accuser, for "rape, and an attempt to commit a rape, by a slave or free person of color, upon a free white female, are both capitally punished by the laws of this state" (241-42).
Maybe no one really notices when I am the only black person attending an MS support group meeting or when I am the only person of color sitting in a neurologist's waiting room.
Not a single person of color can be found in this frozen city of (Anglo) dreams, this architectural utopia.
It means we need to hire many more than one person of color in our newsrooms.
As a woman and a person of color she is an important role model for our community.
Perhaps even worse, the diversity of the corps of editors is in question since the Times' executive editor, Dean Baquet, is the only person of color on the news-side masthead.