Negroism

Negroism

[nee-groh-iz-uhm]
noun (sometimes lowercase)
1.
the doctrine or advocacy of equal rights for black people.
2.
a quality or manner, as a speech pattern or pronunciation, considered characteristic of black people.

Origin:
1840–50, Americanism; Negro + -ism

anti-Negroism, noun
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Negro1 (ˈniːɡrəʊ)
 
n , pl -groes
1.  a member of any of the dark-skinned indigenous peoples of Africa and their descendants elsewhere
 
adj
2.  relating to or characteristic of Negroes
 
[C16: from Spanish or Portuguese: black, from Latin niger black]
 
'Negroism1
 
n

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