Negro is an adjective which means Black in Portuguese and Spanish.
But since and the beginning of the slave trade, the adjective Negro became a noun and the legitimate name of a newly enslaved people. The fact of the matter is that under Euro-centrism, " The word death is derived from the Greek word Necro which means dead and is similar in sound and meaning to the word Negro. Moore documents that, " This is the origin of the term 'Negro.
It began in indignity. It began in immorality and the consciousness and dignity of man must now rise and dispense with it forever.
Indeed, the record reveals that when the Portuguese explorers went down the Afrikan coast until they reached below the Senegal river, they called the people whom they met "Moors" or "Azenegues. The word "Negro" is applied, " Now, there is a difference in the use of the word "Negro" "as applied to slaves" and the term "Negro" "simply meaning Blacks.
Moore elucidates as follows: "The same word 'Negroes' was used for both meanings in Portuguese and Spanish, whereas in English 'Negroes' was generally used for slaves and 'Blacks' for simple colour designation. In Euro-colonial countries, the word "Negro" had a specific meaning beyond the simple connotation of colour or skin. The expression, "He is a Negro," was equivalent to saying, "He is a slave".
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Initially, the observance consisted of public exercises emphasizing the salient facts brought to light by researchers and publications of the association during the first 11 years of its existence. The observance was widely supported among [B]lack Americans in schools, churches and clubs. Gradually, the movement found support among other ethnic groups and institutions in America and abroad. We've come a long way since Woodson created Negro History Week in His classic book, The Mis-Education of the Negro the inspiration for the title of singer Lauryn Hill's The Mis-Education of Lauryn Hill , is a must read for anyone who wants to be on the right side of history.
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The Name Negro – It’s Origin and Evil Use
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