Black

Black is the color of coal, ebony, and the night sky. It is the very darkest color, the result of the absence of or complete absorption of light. It is the opposite of white.

In the Western World, it is the color most commonly associated with mourning, the end, secrets, magic, power, violence, evil, and elegance.

Read more about Black:  Variations of Black, Etymology and Language, Political Movements, Selected Flags Containing Black, Religion, Sports, Black in Other Cultures, Idioms and Expressions

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Famous quotes containing the word black:

    I think what everybody calls a miracle is just common sense.... You can look at the attitudes when people come in. That’s why they call it a miracle. These are black kids and they’re not supposed to know the things they know and achieve the way they are achieving.
    Marva Nettles Collins (b. 1936)

    But not the tallest there, ‘tis said,
    Could fathom to this pond’s black bed.
    Edmund Blunden (1896–1974)

    Night City was like a deranged experiment in Social Darwinism, designed by a bored researcher who kept one thumb permanently on the fast-forward button. Stop hustling and you sank without a trace, but move a little too swiftly and you’d break the fragile surface tension of the black market; either way, you were gone ... though heart or lungs or kidneys might survive in the service of some stranger with New Yen for the clinic tanks.
    William Gibson (b. 1948)