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person of color

Someone who is not white. The term is used in a neutral or positive way to encompass all nonwhite people. Being a person of color often means encountering daily discrimination. Hopefully with the success of some recent films like "Black Panther," Hollywood will start casting more people of color.
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person of color

a person of an African, Asian, or Native American race. (The plural is people of color.) The apartment manager clearly discriminated against people of color. He would only rent to whites. As a person of color, I felt threatened by the racist jokes that my coworker told.
See also: color, of, person

person of color

A nonwhite person, such as someone of African or Native American descent. For example, They have made a genuine effort to promote persons of color to executive positions. This seemingly modern euphemism actually dates from the late 1700s and was revived in the late 1900s.
See also: color, of, person
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Lapchick also said that in two of the other categories that were reclassified - team management and team professional staff - the percentage of people of color increased significantly from 23.4 percent (174 of 744) to 31.2 percent (771 of 2,469) and from 32.6 percent (976 of 2,997) to 39.5 percent (1,135 of 2,871), respectively.
While eager to tap into the LGBT market, which has an estimated purchasing power of $884 billion, corporate America is more hesitant when it comes to queer people of color. By comparison, African Americans will have an estimated purchasing power of $1.3 trillion by 2017.
With the exception of Craig and Perryman-Clark, the presence of people of color in WPA studies is non-existant in 21st century scholarship.
In this historiography, my goal is to explore the representations of people of color within service-learning's "mainstream" historical narrative and to critique the ways that those representations contribute to or challenge the Whiteness and White normativity other scholars (Butin, 2006; Mitchell et al., 2012; Sheffield, 2013) have identified as prevalent in its practice.
Even in 1833, there were twice as many whites (14,592) as free people of color (6,584), with 82,807 enslaved people.
There was no public notice announcing that hey, we're going after Black folks, but lenders targeted people of color with teaser rates on mortgages, and, well, the rest is history now.
People of color appreciate StuffWhite People Like because it makes visible the assumed invisibility of a certain type of white culture.
for people of color who live in small town America because many of us come from that environment.
For the first time, more than 20% of Gannett Co.'s newsroom managers are people of color, the nation's largest newspaper chain says.
It illuminated what Hollywood, many media outlets, and maybe even the White House (according to the article "Is Bush Stemming Ad Dollars to Black Media?" Newspoints) want to keep in the dark: positive images of people of color on screen.
Nantucket's people of color; essays on history, politics and community.
Unfortunately, progressives often do not see the civil rights struggle for people with disabilities in the same way as people of color, women, and gays and lesbians are viewed.
The good news for university press scholarship involving people of color is that more executives are looking to support regional scholarship--a significant portion of which is related to African American, African and Caribbean subjects--because it sells well.
Consequently, people of color and poor people are less likely to have photo identification showing a current address even if they have photo ID.
It will be published four times a year beginning in January for an initial controlled circulation of 100,000 people of color engaged as volunteers, donors and non-profit professionals.