"Negro" in its denotative meaning is derived from the Coptic word, Negus meaning King. It is a title for emperors of Ethiopia. [Amharic ngus, from Classical Ethiopia ngu, King, ruler, verbal adjective of naga, to rule, become king; see ng in Semitic roots.] DENOTATIVE (d-nt-tv, dn-t) adj. 1. Denoting or naming; designative. 2. Specific or direct: denotative and connotative meanings.

"Negro" in its denotative meaning is derived from the Coptic word, Negus meaning King. It is a title for emperors of Ethiopia. [Amharic ngus, from Classical Ethiopia ngu, King, ruler, verbal adjective of naga, to rule, become king; see ng in Semitic roots.] DENOTATIVE (d-nt-tv, dn-t) adj. 1. Denoting or naming; designative. 2. Specific or direct: denotative and connotative meanings.

This is Yityish Aynaw, the first black woman ever to become Miss Israel.

This is Yityish Aynaw, the first black woman ever to become Miss Israel.

The first Black Miss Israel, Yityish Aynaw, and the first Black U.S. President got a chance to meet on Thursday night at Obama's gala dinner.

Jennifer Teege’s haunting story is enough to keep anyone on a shrink’s couch for years. The German-born black woman learned during her quest to find out more about her birth family that her grandfather was the Nazi concentration camp commander Amon Goeth, famously portrayed in Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List.” The Nigerian-German author has an English version of her book, “Amon: My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me,” due out in April. This article appeared on the website of the Israeli…

What's It Like To Be Black And Have A Famous Nazi Grandfather?

Jennifer Teege’s haunting story is enough to keep anyone on a shrink’s couch for years. The German-born black woman learned during her quest to find out more about her birth family that her grandfather was the Nazi concentration camp commander Amon Goeth, famously portrayed in Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List.” The Nigerian-German author has an English version of her book, “Amon: My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me,” due out in April. This article appeared on the website of the Israeli…

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