soul brother


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soul brother

1. An African-American man, especially one who strives to better the lives of other African-Americans. Jason was a true man—a man who fought tirelessly for his family and his community. He was a soul brother, and he will not be forgotten.
2. A man with whom one shares an intense, intimate, emotional connection. When I got my first acting gig at 18, I was just a scared, cocky kid. But I found a soul brother in Harvey. He took me under his wing, and helped me grow into the kind of man I'd always wanted to be.
See also: brother, soul

(soul) brother

n. a black person’s male, black friend. Another brother took a fall last night.
See also: brother, soul
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A soul brother can leave the company or take a leave of absence to decide what to do.
"We've been unlucky to bump into one," said Duran Fentiman, rider of Soul Brother. "The winner must be a good horse."
John Gosden's Ashdan (William Buick) and the Charlie Hills-trained Funk Soul Brother (Michael Hills), complete the compact field.
But put him on a bill with Al Green, perhaps the greatest living soul singer in the world, worthy of comparison with Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye, and the former Doobie Brother comes out very much as Soul Brother Number 2.
While the Welsh and Irish fans will mingle in the pubs and bars of Cardiff, in that stereo- typed image of the Celtic Soul Brother fraternity, the players won't be sharing a drink with each other after the game.
A heated argument between two Atlanta men about Soul Brother No.
So it's farewell to the Godfather of Soul, Soul Brother Number One, Mr Dynamite, the Hardest-Working Man in Showbusiness, Minister of The New New Super Heavy Funk and Mr Please Please Please.
It's full of great songs such as Stood Up and Soul Brother. And I can't wait for Todd to headline Carling Academy, Glasgow, on July 17.
Graceland, home to America's first white "soul brother" Elvis Presley, is also mentioned in this section.
Add to that the dynamic quartet of New Jersey drummer Ralph Peterson in his soul brother suit, and any other festival would have required a concert-sized hall to accommodate the demand for tickets.
The first, gaw, a Signifyin(g) revision of the "G-a-w-d" of the preacher in full, ecstatic motion, complements the huh--a sound that literally emanates from the gut, thus evoking both the grunts and groans of the ancestors in Middle Passage and the downright funkiness of the contemporary Soul Brother James Brown.
The field is completed by the Charlie Hills-trained outsider Funk Soul Brother.
The unbeaten Dawn Approach is odds-on in a field in which Ashdan and Funk Soul Brother are the only runners trained in Britain, while the line-up for the Middle Park is headed by Prix Morny winner Reckless Abandon and Moohaajim, winner of the Mill Reef Stakes.