What is people of colour?

  • (noun): A race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks).
    Synonyms: color, colour, people of color

Famous quotes containing the words colour and/or people:

    O Paddy dear, an’ did ye hear the news that’s goin’ round?
    The shamrock is by law forbid to grow on Irish ground!
    No more Saint Patrick’s Day we’ll keep, his colour can’t be seen,
    For there’s a cruel law agin the wearin’ o’ the Green!
    —Unknown. The Wearing of the Green (l. 37–40)

    Only the little people pay taxes.
    Leona Helmsley (b. 1921)