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black-and-white

1. 
a. a photograph, picture, sketch, etc., in black, white, and shades of grey rather than in colour
b. (as modifier): black-and-white film
2. the neutral tones of black, white, and intermediate shades of grey
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Though I also recognize, from another point of view, it is quite arguable that the black woman occupies the lowest position in the social hierarchy, being subject to the sexism of both black and white males in addition to the oppressions of race, class, etc.
In the July 15, 1996 issue of The New Yorker, Alabama Fire Marshal John Robison gives a detailed and rational analysis of the church arsons, black and white, in his state: "Of the 34 known arsons, we have made arrests in 20 cases.
In a nation that only understood black and white, Walter White could never quite fit.
Consequently, reducing the well-known gap between the test scores of black and white students is now seen as an important way to reduce economic and other forms of inequality.
Adequate use and early initiation of prenatal care in the United States increased among both black and white women between 1981 and 1998.
By looking at two distinct racial communities and the role class plays in shaping a collective identity, these two works help further our understanding of the importance of class in the creation of American communities, both black and white.
One was the Populist Party of the 1890s, which briefly united black and white small farmers.
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