whites and blacks disagree–and disagree fundamentally when it comes to when—blacks will achieve racial equality with whites.
The film evolved into far more than just a harsh social commentary on blacks and whites in the segregated South of the 1930s.
As Bump notes, this goes a long way toward explaining the disciplinary disparity between blacks and whites in public schools.
They don't know how much was lost at this point but the wines within the mess are both 2013 whites and red.
If slavery was going to end, free blacks insisted that whites accept them as equal citizens—and end slavery immediately.
Wild birds and natives had to learn the whites before they feared them.
They had no hooks until they got them from the whites.176 Weirs for fishing were built of stone.
Ostracism, and two discharges; 41 whites voted of the 4200 who registered.
But as the Negroes have moved into blocks in Harlem, the whites have moved out.
By this time the whites of the negro's eyes were the most prominent parts of his countenance.
Old English hwit, from Proto-Germanic *khwitaz (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian hwit, Old Norse hvitr, Dutch wit, Old High German hwiz, German weiß, Gothic hveits), from PIE *kwintos/*kwindos "bright" (cf. Sanskrit svetah "white;" Old Church Slavonic sviteti "to shine," svetu "light;" Lithuanian sviesti "to shine," svaityti "to brighten").
As a surname, originally with reference to fair hair or complexion, it is one of the oldest in English, being well-established before the Conquest. Meaning "morally pure" was in Old English. Association with royalist causes is late 18c. Slang sense of "honorable, fair" is 1877, American English. The racial sense (adj.) of "of those races (chiefly European or of European extraction) characterized by light complexion" is first recorded c.1600. The noun in this sense ("white man, person of a race distinguished by light complexion") is from 1670s. White supremacy attested from 1902; white flight is from 1967.
White heat "state of intense or extreme emotion" first recorded 1839. White lie is attested from 1741. White Christmas is attested from 1857. White House at the U.S. presidential residence is recorded from 1811. White water "river rapids" is recorded from 1580s. White Russian "language of Byelorussia" is recorded from 1850; the mixed drink is from c.1978. White-collar as an adjective is from 1921; white-collar crime attested by 1964 (there is a white-collar criminaloids from 1934). Astronomical white dwarf is from 1924.
To speculate or take a wild guess
a symbol of purity (2 Chr. 5:12; Ps. 51:7; Isa. 1:18; Rev. 3:18; 7:14). Our Lord, at his transfiguration, appeared in raiment "white as the light" (Matt. 17:2, etc.).