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Negro

Definitions

  • NEGROES STILL HAVE FAMILIES
    NEGROES STILL HAVE FAMILIES
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj negro relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair
    • n Negro a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Negroes Merrymaking. 39 The Negroes Merrymaking. 39
Dal Negro's motor Dal Negro's motor

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Negro A black man; especially, one of a race of black or very dark persons who inhabit the greater part of tropical Africa, and are distinguished by crisped or curly hair, flat noses, and thick protruding lips; also, any black person of unmixed African blood, wherever found.
    • Negro A person of dark skin color descended at least in part from African negroes; in the United States, an African-American.
    • a Negro Of or pertaining to negroes; black.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Negro A black man; specifically, one of a race of men characterized by a black skin and hair of a woolly or crisp nature. Negroes are distinguished from the other races by various other peculiarities—such as the projection of the visage in advance of the forehead; the prolongation of the upper and lower jaws; tile small facial angle; the flatness of the forehead and of the hinder part of the head; the short, broad, and flat nose; and the thick projecting lips. The negro race is generally regarded as comprehending the native inhabitants of Sudan, Senegambia, and the region southward to the vicinity of the equator and the great lakes, and their descendants in America and elsewhere; in a wider sense it is used to comprise also many other tribes further south, as the Zulus and Kafirs. The word negro is often loosely applied to other dark or black-skinned races, and to mixed breeds. As designating a “race,” it is sometimes written with a capital.
    • Negro Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of black men or negroes: as, negro blood; negro dances.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Negro nē′grō one of the black-skinned woolly-haired race in the Soudan and central parts of Africa, also their descendants in America
    • adj Negro of or pertaining to the race of black men:—fem. Nē′gress
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Quotations

  • King Jr. Martin Luther
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    “The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears. The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt.”
  • Black American Saying
    Black American Saying
    “If you ask a Negro where he's been, he'll tell you where he's going.”
  • Abraham Lincoln
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    “I do not understand that because I do not want a negro woman for a slave I must necessarily want her for a wife. My understanding is that I can just let her alone.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Sp. or Pg. negro, fr. negro, black, L. niger,; perh. akin to E. night,

Usage

In literature:

A tall, well-built negro, who has a white man for his slave!
"A Black Adonis" by Linn Boyd Porter
Negro Father and Mulatta Mother Zambo-Negro.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
While this was going on, Young King Brady had been holding the negro by the arm.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
To-day is Sunday, and I can tell from the "hum" that reaches me from the negro "quarters," that it is a day of rejoicing.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
The system of slave labor was gone, but the negroes were still the chief reliance for labor.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
So it is with the negro, and the negro father.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
Here they sang Negro spirituals.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
That is largely the cause of the existence of the Negro editors.
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by David Bryant Fulton
The foundation of the mechanical knowledge possessed by the Negro was laid in the Southern States.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
For the pure or nearly pure negro we must seek the lowlands of the Guinea coast, the seat of the most pronounced existing negro type.
"Man And His Ancestor" by Charles Morris
Then arose a piercing, agonized yell, that told how effectual was the shot of the negro.
"The Ranger" by Edward S. Ellis
The map on page 13 shows the movement of the Negro population in Virginia between 1890 and 1900.
"The Negro Farmer" by Carl Kelsey
Three quarters of the present population are negroes, but of course all trace of the aborigines has disappeared.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
There existed considerable need for assistance to the Negroes who had escaped after the war began, and Rev.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
I believe, therefore, that I am justified in saying that there is even more danger in Negro starvation than there is in Negro domination.
"Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt" by William James Edwards
They will take negroes and cotton, and menace both Savannah and Charleston.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Marster gave his Negroes a pass for twelve months.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
There were probably two thousand negroes present, those on adjoining plantations also being present.
"Octavia" by J. F. Lee
The negro cabins were blown down and many negroes killed.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
Just then the man stood erect, and they saw that he was a negro in rough soiled clothes.
"Captain Ted" by Louis Pendleton
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In poetry:

To be a Negro in a day like this
Demands rare patience--patience that can wait
In utter darkness. 'Tis the path to miss,
And knock, unheeded, at an iron gate,
To be a Negro in a day like this.
"At The Closed Gate Of Justice" by James David Corrothers
Ye Negroes of the world, another day has come,
To test your worth of racial character;
Your lives and homes, you see, are threatened everywhere;
The time is now for you to do and then to dare.
"Go and Win" by Marcus Mosiah Garvey
To be a Negro in a day like this--
Alas! Lord God, what evil have we done?
Still shines the gate, all gold and amethyst,
But I pass by, the glorious goal unwon,
"Merely a Negro"--in a day like this!
"At The Closed Gate Of Justice" by James David Corrothers
Thy beam is on the glassy breast
Of the still spring, upon whose brink
I lay my weary limbs to rest,
And bow my parching lips to drink.
Guide of the friendless negro's way,
I bless thee for this quiet ray!
"The Fugitive Slave's Apostrophe To The North Star" by John Pierpont
To be a Negro in a day like this
Demands forgiveness. Bruised with blow on blow,
Betrayed, like him whose woe dimmed eyes gave bliss
Still must one succor those who brought one low,
To be a Negro in a day like this.
"At The Closed Gate Of Justice" by James David Corrothers
Is there a good which men call Pleasure?
O Ozmyn, would that it were thine!
Give me this only precious treasure;
How it would soften grief like mine!
Then Ozmyn might be call'd, with joy,
The little wand'ring Negro-boy!
"The Negro Boy" by James Henry Leigh Hunt

In news:

Vinny Del Negro, Eric Bledsoe.
Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro talks with Eric Bledsoe during game against the Lakers on Oct 24 2012.
Del Negro 's Clippers are making strides, but the focus remains on improvement, not the Lakers.
Vinny Del Negro downplays rivalry again.
To support United Negro College Fund.
Clippers' Chris Paul rests as Coach Vinny Del Negro prevails.
Wings Over Jordan Celebration Chorus sings Negro spirituals for 75th anniversary concert.
Stew and the Negro Problem.
The rock musical "Passing Strange," created and performed by members of the indie band Stew and The Negro Problem, started at the Berkeley Rep and went on to win a Tony Award on Broadway.
María y José Takes You to "C-L-U-B Negro ".
The Negro National Anthem ( In "G").
The National Council of Negro Women, Merced Branch, installed new officers for 2012-2013 on Aug 4.
Hamtramck's Negro League stadium recognized as relic of baseball's segregated past.
Hamtramck Negro League baseball park gallery (13 photos).
In this photo made July 3, 2012, Meron Abebe, from Washington DC, right, visits the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Mo.
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In science:

Debido a la expansión del universo los fotones se desacoplan de la materia cuando T ≈ 103 K, formando así un fondo de radiación cósmica (CBR) con un espectro de Planck o de cuerpo negro (cf. 26).
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
La característica más importante del CBR es que presenta un espectro de cuerpo negro a una temperatura de T0 = 2,725 K.
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
El espectro de la temperatura del CMB a lo largo de cualquier dirección ˆn es el espectro de un cuerpo negro con una temperatura T ( ˆn) con fluctuaciones δT ( ˆn) en el rango de 10−5 de la temperatura promedio2 T0 .
The quantum origins of the cosmological asymmetry
Las medianas se muestran en la ca ja como un pequeño segmento negro, mientras que las medias se conectan entre ellas por una linea continua para Q-learning y una linea discontinua para los humanos.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Futurella Company, in the person of Mr. Nico la Del Negro, for the opportunity to conduct the field work. The author is grateful to Prof. Germano D’ Abramo for his close friendship.
A new approach to the step-drawdown test
The site of the experiment is an iron mine (not active since mid 1991) located in Sierra Grande, province of Rio Negro, some 1,250 km south of Buenos Aires, Argentina at 410 South 660 West.
Effects of Diurnal Modulation in Direct Cold Dark Matter Searches. the Experiment in Sierra Grande
Instituto Balseiro and Centro At´omico Bariloche, Comisi´on Nacional de Energ´ıa At´omica, 8400 San Carlos de Bariloche, R´ıo Negro, Argentina.
On the Magnetic Nature of Quantum Point Contacts
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