1 definition by T. Gaston

Top Definition
Main Entry: up·pi·ty ne·gro
Pronunciation: 'up + -ity 'nE-(")grO
Function: proper noun
: a fearless black person who by social definition is "not in their place”
:a Black person who is committed to reversing the crimes of self-refusal, self-denial, and self-hatred that are endemic to the Black community and detrimental to the Black psyche
: UNAPOLOGETIC. VAINGLORIOUS. MULTIFARIOUS. JUST AUDACIOUS.

Nelson Mandela, Zora Neal Hurston, and Frederick Douglas are some examples of the uppity negro.
by T. Gaston December 06, 2006

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