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black consciousness

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Definition of black consciousness in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Awareness of one’s identity as a black person.
Example sentences
  • His reaction raises the question of black autonomy and self-possession, suggesting that these parts of black consciousness cannot emerge through the actions of white liberals.
  • The characters in his comic strip are a throwback to ‘Jesse B. Semple,’ a voice of black consciousness that the author unleashed in the weekly paper in 1942.
  • Jazz and blues singers pioneered messages of black consciousness and artistic collaboration.

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