Black (general, race and ethnicity)

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Scope note
General designation for the race, ethnicity, styles, culture, and heritage of people of sub-Saharan African origin or descent in places outside Africa, or of members of any dark-skinned group of peoples, including those of Australian Aboriginal origin or descent. Exceptions for usage include when black people are the majority in a particular country, unless they are treated or considered as a separate group, as was the case in South Africa under apartheid.
Black
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024