Rose, who runs a local student drop-out prevention program, was supported by a number of labor groups, and had she won, would have been the first person of color elected to office in the borough.
What does POC stand for?
POC stands for Person of Color
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- Payload Operations Center
- Peace Observation Commission (UN)
- Pen of Chaos (French website)
- Pentecostals of Cary (Cary, NC)
- People of Color
- Percent of Original Charge
- Performance Objectives and Criteria
- Permanent Orienteering Course
- Permission of Chairperson
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Now, he stands on the brink of being a personal witness to history, the inauguration of the first person of color as president of the United States.
This person of color identity is one that I claim even as I'm aware that it is not always transferable to other Latinos or to Latin America.
Charles Waddell Chesnutt was born during slavery, but was a free person of color.
But in this book, the only person of color we hear from is a female physician with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who was a bigwig with the United States Agency for International Development and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention before she went west.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] NOT THAT RACE MATTERS HERE AT THE TIMES, BUT IT'S GREAT TO SEE A PERSON OF COLOR GETTING AHEAD, THIS COLIN POWELL INTERRACIAL LOVE NEST STORY IS DY-NO-MITE
This book relates the stories of two remarkable men: Andre Calloux, a slave-born Creole who became a free person of color, an artisan, and a Civil War hero; and Claude Paschal Maistre, a white priest who was "the only Catholic cleric in New Orleans to publicly advocate abolition and equal rights for blacks" (95).
The Chicks examine such factors as The Brotha Rule: how soon the black male character dies; STS, or Spot the Spot: finding the lone person of color in a film; and most important, The Black Factor: the commentary on relevance to black culture, history or sociology.