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  1. Aug 07,  · In the United States of America, the word negro is considered acceptable only in a historical context or in proper names such as the United Negro College Fund.
  2. When did the word Negro become socially unacceptable? It started its decline in and was totally uncouth by the mids. The turning point came when Stokely Carmichael coined the phrase black power at a rally in Mississippi. Until then, Negro was .
  3. The Negro rises in Brazil. It measures approximately km long and drains an area of 70, sq km. It flows over plains. The mean flow rate is approximately cu m per sec. A large reservoir, Embalse del Río Negro, and a hydroelectric power plant are in the middle course. The lower Negro is navigable to the city of Mercedes.
  4. noun, plural Ne·groes. Anthropology. (no longer in technical use) a member of the peoples traditionally classified as the Negro race, especially those who originate in sub-Saharan Africa. Older Use: Often Offensive. a Black person.
  5. negro A non-derogative term used to describe peoples of an African culture. Although of benign nature, people tend to regard it as an insult as it has been implied as such in earlier times. 1.
  6. Negro (ˈniːgrəu) – feminine ˈNegress: plural ˈNegroes – noun a name for a person belonging to or descended from the black-skinned race from the area of Africa south of the Sahara.
  7. Dec 13,  · The word "Negro" was widely used to describe black people in the U.S. during the early civil rights era.
  8. NEGRO Meaning: "member of a black-skinned race of Africa," s, from Spanish or Portuguese negro "black," from Latin See definitions of negro.

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