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colour bar

discrimination against people of a different race, esp as practised by Whites against Blacks
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

colour bar

the systematic or institutionalized restriction on access to resources or social opportunities in which the basis of DISCRIMINATION is determined by socially established criteria of racial origin, especially criteria established by ‘whites’ and applied to ‘blacks’.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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Historians Geoff Brown and Dr Shirin Hirsch, from Manchester Metropolitan University and the People's History Museum, have been holding workshops inside the pub on Len and the colour bar - an unwelcome relic of colonialism.
Shirin said: "The colour bar was a policy that meant black and Asian people were stopped from entering pubs, bars, restaurants and where landlords refused to rent to particular immigrants.
Dubbed as 'The Colour Bar', the first exhibition at Building 19 showcased paintings and art installations of popular anime cartoon characters by six Qatari artists.
The Colour Bar lasted from 1911-1947 and meant that non-white boxers were not allowed to contest British titles.
Lisa Shepherd | The Colour Bar concept makes colour quick and affordable for people who are either making their first move into colour or those wanting to cover up root regrowth until their next full appointment.
He believed that 'race relations in [the UK] should be on a sensible and what one might call a Christian basis', and had robustly resisted moves within the British forces during the war to follow the colour bar of the Americans.
He had started work for the then British Railways in 1956 as a porter, working his way up to rail guard at Marylebone station, where there was no colour bar.
Visitors to the Colour Bar eat at tables upon which Crown paint pots serve as condiment holders.
Bill I'oiier, secretary of the all-white 75(Miember club, admitted that the club had a colour bar - but denied it was the reason they stopped Mr, Carless holding his "surgeries" at the club.
The new facility showcases various segments like bedroom, dining room, living room, colour bars, colour consultation, sample displays and Colour Advisor.
To understand this project with its 'infinite number of obligations', it might help to realize that an eye for economy, together with an ingenious separation of programme functions--rendered in gorgeous colour bars in collaboration with Bruce Mau Design that recall Le Corbusier's vibrant colour keys--precipitated the stubby, irregular building shape outside.