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What does POC stand for?

POC stands for Person of Color

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Charles Waddell Chesnutt was born during slavery, but was a free person of color.
[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.