- a Black person.
- the colored, Black people as a group.
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How do you celebrate when happy occasions are colored by loss and absence?
“I had this horrible secret and it colored everything I did,” said Roome.
The Arab women wore their colored hejabs, and the non-Muslim women dressed modestly and without a veil.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not surprisingly, many Hongkongers have been taking taxis, which may also have colored some opinions.
The massive inflatable structure is filled with multi-colored light and takes a prehistoric yet futuristic shape.
He conceived an idea of securing agents among the colored people, and in that way effect a good sale.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The clear, straw-colored fluid which is left after separation of the coagulum is called blood-serum.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The intricate perforations of the lamp were inset with colored glass, and the result was a subdued and warm illumination.Dope|Sax Rohmer
A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
In the nine differently colored circular tracks, rolled little globes representing the planets.Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe