Negroism

/nee"groh iz'euhm/, n. (sometimes l.c.)
1. the doctrine or advocacy of equal rights for blacks.
2. a quality or manner, as a speech pattern or pronunciation, considered characteristic of blacks.
[1840-50, Amer.; NEGRO + -ISM]

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