black babies

black babies

dated, offensive Any group (whether African or not) for whom charities or Catholic missionaries were sent to provide aid. The term fell into disuse as the racial diversity in poverty-stricken countries (and the inherently racist connotations of the term) came to be better understood. Primarily heard in Ireland. I still remember as a child when the priest would ask the congregation to give money to help the black babies in the poor parts of the world.
See also: baby, black
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Black lives do not matter; it is mostly black babies who are aborted, with the full blessing of Barack Obama.
She then hatched a plot to snatch two mixed race or black babies from mums nearby.
The Black population is targeted by the abortion movement so that, for instance, in New York City more black babies are aborted than are born.
When I was born in 1959, the hospital in which I arrived had separate floors for black babies and white babies, and it was then illegal for blacks and whites to marry in many states.
Users posted photos of black babies and toddlers, spoofing the fear that Dunn testified he felt before opening fire on a car full of teens at a convenience store.
We all gave to the black babies when were in school but we never thought they would come over 30 years later and thank us personally," he infamously said.
Such deaths were more likely in the late winter months and amongst boys, and there were more infant deaths among black babies.
Clothes help the immigrants seduce young French women, a way of creating black babies in France, as a revenge for colonialism.
Male and black infants accounted for a disproportionate number of deaths, with black babies making up more than a quarter of the total deaths.
Liverpool's 18th century church records establish the fact that black babies were being born in Liverpool by the 1780s, thereby challenging the idea that blacks were not settled in the town.
Black babies in particular have a lower birth weight, and that puts them more at risk, Lee said.
Forty-four percent of the prison population is black, and 70 percent of black babies are born to single mothers.
As a therapist and a member of a racially mixed family, I have tried to be open about adoption of any race by any other, as long as there is cultural sensitivity (and considering the alternative for some Black babies of endless foster care).
However, while it's all a glamorous soap opera from afar, there is something very disturbing about this current fashion for white women buying black babies.
According to one study, Black women are three times more likely than White women to die during pregnancy and twice as many Black babies die in infancy.