Posts Tagged ‘ Mbare ’

One drop

Each time I heard the term 'coloured' I flinched. I thought the word had been retired with the Jim Crow policies in the 1960s. But I was in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe to be precise, and here, calling someone Coloured is neither derogatory nor politically incorrect. The term refers to a section of the Southern African population who are not considered Black, White or Indian because they are of mixed heritage.

Colored People