negritude

noun
ne·​gri·​tude | \ˈne-grə-ˌtüd, ˈnē-, -ˌtyüd \

Definition of negritude 

1 : a consciousness of and pride in the cultural and physical aspects of the African heritage

2 : the state or condition of being black

First Known Use of negritude

1950, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for negritude

French négritude, from nègre Negro + -i- + -tude

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