non·​black | \ ˌnän-ˈblak How to pronounce nonblack (audio) \

Definition of nonblack

: not of or relating to African American people or their culture attended predominantly nonblack schools

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And in December, Keisha Lance Bottoms became the second black woman to win the mayoral race in Atlanta following a bruising contest that almost led to the first nonblack mayor elected in the city in 44 years. P.r. Lockhart, Vox, "London Breed’s historic San Francisco mayoral victory comes as a wave of black women seek political power," 14 June 2018 African American public officials were much more likely to favor the removal of Confederate symbols than were nonblack public officials. Jordan Carr Peterson, Washington Post, "What persuades elected officials to remove Confederate symbols? Framing it as good for business.," 21 Aug. 2017 Among nonblack audiences, however, Trump’s positive Q Score was just 8. Joshua Green,, "The Remaking of Donald Trump," 6 July 2017

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First Known Use of nonblack

1961, in the meaning defined above

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