In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(social system)sistema social que discrimina a las personas de raza negra
- It features Clive Rowe, a black actor who has proved there is no colour bar to taking over and excelling in roles written for Caucasians.
- A formal colour bar in employment was introduced in 1934, under the Industrial Conciliation Act.
- He lost his job when he sided with the white (largely Afrikaner) workers in their dispute over the abandonment of the colour bar.
- In sixth grade, for example, my teacher selected me to write a sports column for the class newsletter, and I wrote about Jackie Robinson's drive to break the colour bar and become the first Black American in the major leagues.
- You can't fight the colour bar merely by telling people it exists.
- Hertzog's government and subsequent governments progressively entrenched the colour bar.
- So although marriage across the colour bar was unlawful in apartheid South Africa, a priest who married a black man and a white woman was not engaged in an act of corruption.
- Given that colour bars have practically disappeared, it appears that much of Asian social segregation is not so much because of racism, but rather is voluntary.
- Jackie Robinson had to suffer injustice before following his pathway to dreams when he surmounted baseball's colour bar in 1945.
- In a generation it has become a truly racially harmonious place, wiping away centuries of colour bar.
- He upheld customary usages and institutions in Goa, reduced anti-Hindu discrimination, promoted education and tolerance, and abolished the colour bar.
- Unlike other parts of the Empire, Britain's 1914 and 1948 Nationality Acts affirmed that there was no colour bar to British citizenship.
- Although the colour bar lasted only a few seasons, football in Darwin was tainted with racist exclusion until the end of the war.
- A color bar was established that defined what jobs a black worker could and could not do: white workers inevitably won the better jobs, and in 1913 white workers received trade-union recognition.
- Although he lifted the colour bar, he sent telegrams to every embassy telling them to find ‘administrative means’ to reject black volunteers.
- It was also a time when employers could operate a colour bar, hotels or guest houses could display ‘no coloureds’ notices, and a private citizen was free to discriminate or not as he chose on any grounds in any area of life.
- This is especially true of course when one considers the legislation that used to exist in South Africa with regard to sex across the colour bar and homosexuality.
- Clubs which openly operated a colour bar were a considerable problem in the 1960s, and there were several cases under the Race Relations Act 1968 dealing with this.
2(range of colors)barra de colores feminine
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